- Code INTR8082
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Department of International Relations
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject International Relations
- Areas of interest International Relations, Asia Pacific Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course examines the global growth in regional governance, moving away from Eurocentricism in both history and concept to examine the case of Southeast Asia. The course investigates first why states are interested in regional governance, the different forms of regionalism that can come about and how we can think about what success and failure of regionalism looks like. From there it turns to the study of ASEAN in Southeast Asia, examining the reasons for its creation, how it has grown over time and how this growth can be understood theoretically. Each week pairs together conceptual arguments about how and why something happens with the empirical case of Southeast Asia, exemplifying the importance of the region for both applying and building our frameworks of analysis.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Understand the varieties of forms of regionalism in world politics, especially in comparative perspective
- Critically evaluate Leading theories of regionalism and international organisations, their design, creation, running and reform.
- Appreciate the history of Southeast Asian regionalism, and the reasons for the decisions individuals past and present have made.
- Develop strong written and oral communication skills in order to analyse and discuss regionalism and Southeast Asia
- Concept Comparison (20) [LO 1,2,4]
- Media Response (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Research Essay (30) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Policy Report (20) [LO 1,3,4]
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Approximately 130 hours comprising seminars, lectures, as well as associated preparation, independent study, and assessment time.
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