Introduction to International Relations
International Relations will explore the broad forces at play in the world: international economics, national interests, military power, nationalism, ethnicity, the environment, and human rights. It will discuss world events as they unfold before our eyes and debate grand global issues underlying those events. It will reveal a breadth of analytical tools that help make sense of our political world, and apply those tools in open discussion to contemporary cases.
Theories of Political Development
Politics of Development is an emerging sub-discipline of politics ever since the 1950s. This course will introduce basic concepts, mainstream theories of political development from both macro and micro perspectives, including modernization theory, the dependency theory, political participation, political stability, political culture, political institutions, and democratization. Particularly attention will be paid to less developed countries in terms of its democratization, social stability, corruption, institutionalization, and political crisis. Students who enrolled in this course are expected to be able to understand the trend of political development.
History of Chinese Political Thoughts
In this lecture, I’d mainly like to give you a comprehensive understanding of how the various thinkers, statesmen and scholars of different schools ( from the Pre-Qin Dynasty to the Late Qing Dynasty) think about the right ways of governing a country and its people--- their thoughts and their views.
History of Western Political Thoughts
Political thoughts present the reflection of human beings in related to dilemmas in collective life. This course will outline the overall picture of the development of western philosophy and western civilization. The main purpose of this course is to examine the origins and development of political concepts and theories ranging from the ancient Greek to the 20th century. Particularly attention will be paid to the historical context of thinkers, concepts, theories, and classical works. Students who enrolled in this course are expected to better understand the path of western political development.
Introduction to Political Economy
This course provides an overview of the field of political economy to students who have no previous background knowledge. The main aim is to help students understand the interaction between domestic political and economic systems, forces and actors, including such interaction at and between international and domestic levels. The course asks two main questions: first, how do states, social forces and various kinds of institutions affect the flow of economic resources within national boundaries? Second, how do economic forces constrain the behavior of political actors at domestic level? More specifically, this course deals with the politics of economic development, adjustment and transition, and the politics of international economic cooperation.
Studies of Comparative Politics
The Outline of Chinese Politics
this course introduce chinese present major assues systemly, including Fourcondinal Principles,chinese present goverment, chinese ligislative system,chinese political culture, refourmof the politicle system , citizens` basic political rights and so so. passing through this course,the students will be to have a explicit and comprehansive understand for the chinese present major assues.
Introduction to International Politics
The purpose of this course is to introduce students some basic concepts and some process of contemporary international plitics, particular its complex and progresses of global change and reforms.
Introduction to Politics
This one-semester course aims to let students acquire a general understanding of the essence and the fundamental issues of politics, thus which would lay a solid fondation of their future studies.
Methods of Social Survey and Social Research
This course--Methods of Social Survey and Social Research is designed for finding and solving kinds of social problems, providing the basic principles､programs､methods and applications of social research methods.
The main methods of social science research are statistical survey method､Field study method､Experimental method and Method of literature. This course is going to leading students to study and use those four methods, setting up the basement of their future study of special fields in social science.
Contemporary International Relations
This course offers an overview of the historical evolution and practice of contemporary diplomacy. It begins with analysis of what a modern diplomat currently does, both at home and abroad, set within the context of diplomatic history and theory. The normal practice of diplomacy and the various techniques of international negotiation will be addressed by using both historical and contemporary examples. It will familiarise students with the activities of a modern diplomat within a wider historical and theoretical context.
Foreign Relations of People`s Republic of China
History of People's Republic of China Foreign Relations includes the history of China's foreign relations from Oct. 1st 1949 toward today. This period of history is an indispensible part of China contemporarry history. With the increasing interaction of PRC with the world, and with PRC's more rapidly and deeply engaging into the world, the foreign relations with of PRC have become more and more influencial and important. The History definitely will has its impacts on China's foreign policy-making today and in the future. The history experiences can helps to understand the foreign desicion-making. This cause will help students to comprenhensively graps the knowledge in this field and lay down the base for future study and research.
History of Foreign Relations of China
This course deals with the history of foreign relations in China from the late Qing Dyansty to the establishment of PRC. It aims at reconstructing the historical narrative of China’s foreign relations by way of overthrowing the stereotyped paradigm of Orientalism or European centered approach, so as to highlight the ontology of Chinese history.
History of Political Development in Modern China
This course takes the changes in the political field of modernization as the main thread and Marxism of political development as the guideline, and adopts the rational factors from Western political theory. This course analyzes the major events and important representatives in China's modern political development process, for example, party politics and political development in the early age of the Republic of China, May 4th political culture and the political development of China, Deng Xiaoping Theory and Contemporary Chinese political development, Comparative study of political development in contemporary China and Russia. This course also focuses on legalization process and political culture on political development.
This course is to give a brief introduction to the basic knowledge about the history of Indian Buddhism which has an important effect in the world culture development. The course is mainly to narrate Buddhist emergence , spread history, literature, main branches,and philosophy thinking, etc. The teaching aim of the course is to help the students to have a general understanding of Indian Buddhism, and grasp Buddhist cultural core and marrow,so as to lay a foundation for their further study or research of Buddhism,and to raise their humanistic literacy.
Theories and schools of Western International Relations
Theory and Methods in Political Science
This introductory course helps students learn about the theoretical approaches to Political Science and their methods (such as quantitative and qualitative techniques of how to undertake research projects).
An Introduction to Comparative Politics
Comparative Politics is the only sub-discipline carrying a methodological label in political science, and this course is aimed to introduce students to this special field. Students are expected to get an overview of the field, including main concepts, directions in research, methods (methodologies) and approaches. Students will also be exposed to important literatures of leading scholars in the field.
History of International Relations