Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

The Political Economy of Eastern Asia
0.5 Credit

A survey of the political economy of Eastern Asia. The class will examine key historical dynamics, including colonialism, state formation, industrialization and nationalism, before introducing such contemporary issues as regionalism, trade, investment, gender, democratization and international relations. The course focuses particularly on China, Japan and Thailand.

Additional Course Information
Registration status: Year 3 or Year 4, or permission of the department. (PO220 and PO221 recommended but not required.)
3 lecture hours