Taught in Chinese; students must be able to demonstrate full proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking Mandarin. This course begins with a discussion of international relations and diplomatic policy theory and a look at America after the Cold War and China’s “Peaceful Rise.” The analysis of U.S.–Sino relations development and challenges includes: a comparative study of the U.S. political system and diplomatic decision-making mechanism; media and public opinion; the Taiwan Issue; politics of human rights; economic politics. (TU # 30611563)
Class taught by Tsinghua University and may not be available every semester. Tsinghua’s exam schedule for this course may require students to stay beyond the regular SU Beijing program end-date.
Department: Political Science