- Code ASIA4814
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Culture History and Language
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Asian Studies
- Academic career UGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course examines the contemporary politics of the Korean peninsula, with emphasis on South Korea or the Republic of Korea or (ROK) and its economic and political developments in recent decades. The course will focus on post World War II development of Korean politics from a historical and comparative perspective. North Korea, or the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) is treated, mainly in regard to security and inter-relations problems between North and South Korea and the international factors at work. Theoretical issues covered will include political culture, nationalism, developmentalism, democratisation, civil society and state/market relations.
THIS COURSE IS BEING OFFERED IN SEMESTER 1, 2013 UNDER THE COURSE CODE ASIA3026:
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students can expect to gain extended knowledge of the politics of the Korean Peninsula, especially in regard to Korea's democratisation and national development through industrialisation, and of the security issues confronting the two Koreas.
In semester 1 2013, this course is being offered as a special topic under ASIA3026
Seminar contributions (10%), first essay of 2500 words (40%), second essay of 3500 words (50%).
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Two hour seminar and eight hours reading and research per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
You will need to contact the School of Culture History and Language to request a permission code to enrol in this course.
Don Oberdorfer, The Two Koreas: A Contemporary History, Massachusetts: Addison-wesley, 1997.
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