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CHINESE POLITICS AND FOREIGN POLICY PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
POL460 CHINESE POLITICS AND FOREIGN POLICY 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : English
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. SELMA KARATEPE
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: To discuss main discourses and basic tools of Chinese foreign policy, give different point of views about the developments related to China’s rise and give insight and comprehensive understanding about China’s relations with important actors of ınternational arena and also with its neighbours
Contents of the Course Unit: China’s changing perception of ınternational system and the changing role it atttributed itself, how China’s role as a rising power has been perceived by the important actors of international arena as well as China’s neighbours, current and potential issues of conflict and cooperation between China and the important actors of international arena and between China and its neighbours.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Introduction lecturing, discussion, question and answer
2 Alison Adcock Kaufman (2010) The “Century of Humiliation,” Then and Now: Chinese Perceptions of the International Order, Pacific Focus, vol 25, no 1, 1-33. China and Century of Humiliation lecturing, discussion, question and answer
3 Barry Buzan and Zhang Xiaoming (2010) "Debating Chinas Peaceful Rise" CJIP, Vol. 3, 447–460. Yan Xuetong (2001) "The Rise of Chine in the Chenese Eyes" JCC, 10 (26), 33-39. Chinese Threat or Rise of China vs Chinese Harmony or Peaceful Rise/Development lecturing, discussion, question and answer
4 Alastair Johnston (2013) "How New and Assertive ıs Chinas new assertiveness" International Security, Vol. 37, No. 4 (Spring 2013), 7–48 China’s Assertiveness lecturing, discussion, question and answer
5 Li Mingjiang (2008) China Debates Soft Power, CJIP, Vol. 2, 287–308. Daniel A. Bell (2009), Peace, and China’s Soft Power: A Confucian Approach, Diogenes 221: 26–40. Different Tools of Chinese Foreign Policy (Developmentalism, Soft Power, International Institutions etc) lecturing, discussion, question and answer
6 Katie Quan, (2018)Prospects for US-China Union Relations in the Era of Xi and Trump, in Gilded Age, eds Ivan Franceschini, Nicholas Loubere. Richard Maher (2018) Bipolarity and the Future of U.S.-China Relations, Vol 133, NO 3, 497-525. Aaron Friedberg (2005) The Future of US China Relation Is Conflict Inevitable" International Security, vol 30, no 2, 7-45. Different Dimensions of China and USA Relations lecturing, discussion, question and answer
7 Vasily Kashin and Alexander Lukin (2018) "Russian-Chinese Security Cooperation in Asia" Asia Politics & Policy, Vol 10, No 4,614–632. David Kerr (2010) "Central Asian and Russian perspectives on China’s strategic emergence" International Affairs 86: 1 (2010) 127–152. Different Dimensions of China and Russian Federation Relations lecturing, discussion, question and answer
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Lim Tai Wei (2009) The Rise of China and India, CIJ, vol 7, no 1, 81-104. S.K. Bhutani (2009)"China and India Competing Friends or Rivals" IQ, 65 (4) 383–91. Different Dimensions of China and India Relations lecturing, discussion, question and answer
10 Zheng Wang (2013) Perception Gaps, Identity Clashes. James Reilly (2006)"China's History Activism and Sino-Japanese Relations",CIJ, Vol 4, No 2, 189-216. Different Dimensions of China and Japan Relations (East China Sea Dispute) lecturing, discussion, question and answer
11 Ramses Amer(2015) "The South China Sea: Achievements and Challenges to Dispute Management", Asian Survey , Vol. 55, No. 3, 618-639 Different Dimensions of China and South Asian Countries (South China Sea Dispute) lecturing, discussion, question and answer
12 David Shinn (2013)"China in Africa: Savior or self-interest?"Great Decisions, eat Decisions (2013), pp. 85-96, Foreign Policy Association. Different Dimensions of China’s Relations with Africa and Latin America lecturing, discussion, question and answer
13 Ann Kent (2013) "China’s participation in International Organisations" in Power and Responsibility in Chinese Foreign Policy Book Editor(s): Yongjin Zhang, Greg Austin, ANU Press. (2013) China and International Institutions lecturing, discussion, question and answer
14 Kai He and Huiyung Feng (2013) "Xi Jinping’s Operational Code Beliefs and China’s Foreign Policy" CJIP, VOL 6, 209–231. Avinash Godbole (2015)"Chinas Asia Strategy under President Xi Jinping"Strategic Analysis, 39:3, 298-302 China and Xi Jinping Era lecturing, discussion, question and answer
15 (2015) Chinas Grand Plans BRI and AIIB, Chines American Forum. SHASHI THAROO (2015) Chinas Silk Road Revival and the Fears it stirs,NPQ. China and Bealth and Road Initiative (BRI) lecturing, discussion, question and answer
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Explain the historical development process of Aviation Management.
2
Use computer programs related to Aviation Transportation.
3
Define basic concepts related with aviation management.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Relate the information and facts in the field with other social sciences such as law, sociology, philosophy and history.
2
Classify the relationship between the basic functions of the business and the interactions between these functions.
3
Apply knowledge and skills related to his / her field by considering the legal aspect of occupational health and safety.
4
Explain the concepts of entrepreneurship and innovation with the field.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage operational activities related to the airline.
2
Gain lifelong learning skills and use knowledge of the field in the business life with the awareness of social responsibility.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Prepare written agreements with relevant institutions in accordance with the legislation.
2
Perform the theoretical and practical knowledge related to the field with appropriate analytical methods and modeling techniques in business life.
3
Manage all phases from planning to implementation of aviation operations as a member of a team.
4
Cooperate with stakeholders related to air transport.
5
Develop the modern techniques and tools necessary for applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Execute a study in his/her field independently.
2
Decide as an individual or a team member to solve the problems encountered in applications related to the field.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate advanced knowledge and skills in his/her field with a critical approach.
2
Apply activities to improve his/her performance and his / her responsibility in line with the learning objectives by determining the learning needs.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Communicate with people and institutions related to the field in writing and verbally.
2
Explain his/her thoughts on the issues related to the field and suggestions for solutions to the problems by the related departments by using supporting quantitative and qualitative data.
3
Organize projects and activities for the social environment with social responsibility consciousness and to be able to apply those.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Manage airports and terminal operations efficiently using aviation and business information.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 0 0 0
Preliminary & Further Study 0 0 0
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Final Exam 0 0 0
Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 0 0 0
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 0 0 0
Total Workload of the Course Unit 0
Workload (h) / 25.5 0
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 0,0