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Class Schedule Listing - 2019 Fall (Sep 17, 2019)

 

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Foreign Policy Analysis - 40655 - POLS 4896 - 801
Notes: Permission of major coordinator required. Topical Course Description: Whether ordering military strikes, funding opposition groups, or seeking to sign new trade deals, foreign policy decisions are some of the most momentous choices facing national leaders. However, what are the processes that cause decision makers to select one course of action over another? This is the key subject matter of Foreign Policy Analysis. This course introduces students to this sub-discipline of International Relations. It teaches them the field’s history, as well as its main theories and distinctive “levels of analysis” approach. Having learned these basics in the abstract, students are then required to apply the methods of Foreign Policy Analysis to specific case studies to determine which causal factors were most important in the making of each decision. The case studies selected cover a range of time periods and geographical regions, including the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Vietnam War, the atomic bombings of Japan, the 2003 invasion of Iraq, North Korean nuclear brinkmanship, and Russia’ s annexation of Crimea.

Associated Term: 2019 Fall
Registration Dates: Apr 03, 2019 to Sep 06, 2019
Registration Levels: Graduate, NonDegree Continuing Undergrad, Undergraduate
Special Approval: Major Coordinator - JPN ONLY
Course Attributes: Writing Intensive

Japan Campus
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Classroom Instructional Method
Credit Hours: 3.000

Seats Available: 1


Scheduled Meeting Times
Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Class 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm TR Temple Japan Main Building 00304 Sep 02, 2019 - Dec 11, 2019 Base Lecture James D Brown (P)E-mail



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