FOR FALL 2009 UML STUDENTS
 

INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS

Syllabus

DEATH PANELS

DEATH PANELS 2

POLITICS defined 

CEOs and You

Race to the Bottom (article)

First Paper, Topic

Question Hour, Brit. Parliament

'Denial Machine' (video)

 Deconstructing Frank Luntz (article)

 

POLITICS OF THE PACIFIC RIM

WEEK ONE

Syllabus

Pacific Rim Map

On Japan (news)

On Japan (news)

On Korea (news)

On China (news)

Selected East Asian Nations: A Snapshot

Japan CosPlay (video)

WEEK TWO

Japan: Divorce Boom? (news)

Women and Japan's New Poor (article)

WEEKS THREE AND FOUR

Japanese Dance in Honor to Confucius (video)

On Confucian Relationships (video)

Kurosawa, 'Ran' (video)

on Kaiho Seiryo  (article)

WEEKS FIVE AND SIX

Keiretsu

Japan's Economy Today

On 'Burakumin' (article)

Minamata Disease (article)

Minamata Disease (photo)

First Paper Topics

WEEK SEVEN                      Updated Syl F09

MAP of Korean Peninsula

Historical Overview Part I

Historical Overview Part II

The Korean War

Post-War Korea

WEEK EIGHT

Gwangju Democratization Movement

Kim Dae-jung

Labor Movement Today

WEEK NINE

Unwed Mothers

Protests

Kims' Obsession

Defectors

on Kim Jung-il

WEEK TEN                                  Updated Syllabus II

Modern Chinese History: The Basics          

Deng Xiaoping and Reform

WEEK ELEVEN

History of Economic Refrom

WEEK TWELVE: Winners and Losers

This is What Globalization Means

Polo

Rural Poverty

Urban Unrest

China in the Red (video)

 WEEK THIRTEEN

Economic History of Taiwan

Taiwan Labor Movement

Taiwan Politics (video)

Taiwan and Mainland China

WEEK FOURTEEN

A Public Enemy in Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew (Video)

Poverty in Singapore (Video)

One Nation Under Lee (Video)

 WEEK FIFTEEN

Democracy in East Asia?

Women and Democracy in East Asia?

Last Word, Japan