India and China in the World Politics
Course code
RIR7010.YK
old course code
RIR7010
Course title in Estonian
India ja Hiina maailmapoliitikas
Course title in English
India and China in the World Politics
ECTS credits
5.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
42
Teaching semester
spring
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To understand the changing international order. How the system is going to change when India and China as emerging powers will find their place among other great powers. To understand that the role of Asia is becoming crucial in international politics. Lectures will concentrate on India and China and will be integrated to the course in literature.
Brief description of the course
Introduction. Theoretical approaches for understanding the current change in Asia. Historical and ideological roots for Indian external policy. Asia in the Cold War system. Asia after the end of the Cold War. India’s new world politics. USA in Asia. Is India a future great power? As a part of the course students have to write an essay based of the lectures and provided literature (14 pp).
Independent work
Essay.
Learning outcomes in the course
Understanding how the international system is changing and what challenges it give for the EU and USA;
Understanding what shall be the role of Asia in the future international order;
Basic ability to understand India’s and China’s external policies.
Assessment methods
E. (graded examination).
Teacher
Tiiu Pohl
Study literature
Kursuse materjalid kättesaadavad e-õppekeskkonnas Moodle/ Course materials available in Moodle.
Replacement literature
Kursuse materjalid kättesaadavad e-õppekeskkonnas Moodle/ Course materials available in Moodle.