Special Topics in International Relations II

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Special Topics in International Relations II

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    International Relations, International Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Introduction
    The Purpose of this lecture is to provide a more detailed explanation of what international system had, and is still, undergoing significant changes in the world. Covering many topics of the international major issues and new approaches to IR agenda.

    Course Objectives
    Deepening and broadening of what IR examines will be one of the major target of this course with many case studies in the current world system. This lecture will also introduce theoretical and practical tools for analyzing causes, structure, and effects of major challenges towards state and non-state actors at international level.

    Textbooks
    Alan Collins, A Contest for Supremacy, Oxford Univ. Presss, 2010.
    Branko Milanovic, The Haves and the Have-Nots, Basic Books, 2011.

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