GLBS3101 Theories and Practices of International Relations

Course GLBS3101 Theories and Practices of International Relations
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Dr. Toru Horiuchi
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

International relations specialist based in Hong Kong concentrating on Sino-Japanese relations

Teacher Dr. Toru Horiuchi
Lecturer, Global Studies Programme,
Faculty of Social Science,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Course Description This course provides an overview of International Relations (IR) theory, the concepts and approaches often adopted in studying the discipline. It aims to familiarize students with different theoretical frameworks and key issues encountered by the globalizing society. This course covers a wide array of topics, but not limited to, i) the mainstream IR theories, provided with some case studies; ii) analysis of some key theoretical literatures and introduce their respective historiographical perspectives, including the Clash of Civilizations and its critics; iii) in-depth studies on some selected thematic issues; iv) International Relations theory and Globalization.
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