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Fall 2019 Political Science GU4476 section 001
KOREAN POLITICS

Call Number 13494
Day & Time
Location
F 10:10am-12:00pm
303 Hamilton Hall
Points 4
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Stephen Noerper
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction Classroom
Course Description The course Korean Politics and Foreign Policy aims to advance knowledge of Korea’s politics and foreign policy, with emphasis on that of South Korea, but with additional focus on North Korea. This course covers relevant political theory, contemporary history and issues of particular significance to Korean politics, including the growth of civil society and the contest for legitimacy internally and internationally. The course addresses the Peninsula’s unique geopolitics, democratic and economic development in South Korea, and the politics and economics of the communist and Confucian North. Given today’s tremendous global concern over North Korea’s security challenges, the course examines in detail the ideological and political background behind the North’s rapidly developing missile and nuclear capabilities and human rights violations. The course posits the aims and objectives of South Korea’s international relations and success in the regional and global arena--which contrast starkly with that of North Korea. It assesses South Korea’s relations with the United States and near neighbors China and Japan. Finally, it weighs prospects for inter-Korean cooperation, integration and unification.
Web Site Vergil
Department Political Science
Enrollment 18 students (33 max) as of 4:05PM Thursday, December 5, 2019
Subject Political Science
Number GU4476
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Section key 20193POLS4476W001

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