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GPP 591D 001 (Seminar)

Special Topics in Public Policy - TOPS PUBLIC PLCY

Offerings respond to current policy debates, topics of emerging interest, availability of visiting scholars, and interest in non-traditional courses incorporating practitioner expertise, interest in particular disciplinary perspectives missing from core courses and electives, and interest in specific regions or countries.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 06, 2020 to Apr 08, 2020)

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 17, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
February 14, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Mon14:0017:00BuchananD209
Instructor: JIANG, WENRAN
Note: this section is restricted

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:18
Currently Registered:4
General Seats Remaining:0
Restricted Seats Remaining*:18
    *These seats are reserved for students who meet one of the following sets of restrictions:
  1. in one of these programs: MPPGA
-  This course is titled "Global China and World Order". Limited seating may be available to non-MPPGA students. Please contact the program ( ------ The world is being reshaped by the fourth rise of China, its integration into regional production networks and global value chains, its outward investment and infrastructure projects, the growing presence and influence of overseas Chinese, its diplomatic and military assets, its deepening role in international institutions, and the persistence of its particular form of authoritarian capitalism. Decisions of Chinese officials, citizens, business people, and consumers have impact around the world. At the same time, China is being reshaped by its encounter with the world. Several questions will surface in many of our sessions. What is global China and how does it differ from China earlier the 20th century and the imperial period that preceded it? How can we understand its contemporary behavior in light of its history, domestic circumstances and new connections around the world? What are the implications of its rise for the balance of power as well as international norms, rules and institutions? How does it see its emerging leadership role? Will its rise complement, supplant or undermine what some refer to as the liberal world order constructed after World War II? How should be responding?

Book Summary :
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