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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.