China on the World StageCourse number(s): IPS 246
Offered Winter quarter in the 2011-2012 academic year
China's reemergence as a global player is transforming both China and the international system. Other nations view China's rise with a mixture of admiration, anxiety, and opportunism. Some welcome China's rise as a potential counterweight to U.S. preeminence; others fear the potential consequences of Sino-American rivalry and erosion of the U.S.-led international system that has fostered unprecedented peace and prosperity. This course provides an overview of China's engagement with countries in all regions and on a wide range of issues since it launched the policy of opening and reform in 1978. The goal is to provide a broad overview and systematic comparisons across regions and issues, and to examine how China's global engagement has changed over time.
International Policy Studies
School of Humanities and Sciences