- Code DIPL8002
- Unit Value 12 units
- Offered by Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Diplomacy
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Pauline Kerr
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2016
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This course examines in detail a range of emerging issues in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond which have the potential to demand innovative diplomatic responses. These may include, but are not limited to:
- the changing boundaries and constraints of state sovereignty, and the significance of multilateral institutions and regimes as devices for structuring political action;
- the salience of international law in an era of unipolar dominance by a hyperpower;
- the scope for management of economic relations in an era of unprecedented capital mobility;
- the complexities of intervention decisions in circumstances where the corruption or breakdown of the state gives rise to serious human rights violations; and
- the difficulties of coping with transnational security challenges such as terrorism and the threat posed by the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students will develop a strong and sound knowledge of the international context in which diplomatic actors operate and also develop some of the analytical tools useful for examining the diplomatic challenges which are the focus of this course.
Written work of 6000 words, and an exam
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Students undertaking this course could expect a workload of 20 hours a week. This is inclusive of actual contact hours for lectures and also out of class preparation time.
Requisite and Incompatibility
A compilation of prescribed readings will be distributed to students at the beginning of the semester.
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|4342||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|