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Foreign Policy of Asian, African, North and Latin American Countries
Major: International Relations
Code of subject: 6.291.01.O.039
Department: Political Science and International Relations
Lecturer: PhD in Political sciences, associate professor Demchyshak Ruslan
Semester: 7 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Завдання: - GC 5. Ability to work in an international context. - PC 1. Ability to identify features and trends, understand the nature, dynamics, principles of organization of international relations, public communications and / or regional studies. - PC 2. Ability to analyze international processes in various contexts, including political, security, legal, economic, social, cultural and informational. - PC 9. Ability to apply knowledge of the characteristics of countries and regions, features and patterns of global processes and the place of individual states in them to solve complex specialized problems and problems. -PC 11. Ability to analyze the nature and evolution of international organizations, their place in the system of international relations, the main forms and prospects of Ukraine's cooperation with them
Learning outcomes: - LO03. To know the nature of international cooperation, the nature of interaction between international actors, the ratio of governmental and non-governmental actors in world politics; - LO04. to know the principles, mechanisms and processes of foreign policy, interaction between foreign and domestic policy, definition and implementation in the international arena of national interests, the process of formation and implementation of foreign policy decisions. - LO06. To know the nature and peculiarities of interactions of individual countries and regions at the global, regional and local levels.; determine the factors of influence of foreign policy participants; - LO09. To investigate the problems of international relations, regional development, foreign policy, international communications, using modern political, economic and legal theories and concepts, scientific methods and interdisciplinary approaches, present research results, provide appropriate recommendations.
Required prior and related subjects: Re-requisites: EU in international relations, Globalisation and global problems of today - Corerequisite: Foreign Policy of the West Europe, Foreign policy of Russia and the CIS countries.
Summary of the subject: The study discipline "Foreign policy of the countries of Asia and Africa, North and South America" is an integral part of the cycle of disciplines of the specialty "International relations" of the first level of higher education (bachelor), the purpose of which is to ensure the ability to solve complex specialized tasks and practical problems in in the field of international relations, public communications and regional studies or in the learning process, which involves the application of theories and methods of political science and the science of international relations; the formation of scientifically based ideas and systematized knowledge among students about the principles and main features of the foreign policy of Asian countries, the goals, interests and means of the countries of Asia and Africa, North and South America as participants in international relations in the outlined historical period, the specifics of the foreign policy priorities of each Asian country and of Africa, North and South America in the system of international relations of the post-bipolar world in the conditions of globalization.
Опис: Subject, tasks and structure of the course, its relevance and connection with other disciplines. Eastern countries in world politics, economy, culture. Foreign policy of the People's Republic of China. Foreign policy of Japan. Foreign policy of the Korean Peninsula. Southeast Asian countries in regional and world politics. Foreign Policy of the Republic of India. Foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Turkey's foreign policy. Middle Eastern countries in regional and world politics. Countries of tropical Africa. South African Republic. The main trends in North America in the twentieth century. The United States in the system of international relations Priorities of Canadian foreign policy at the present stage The main trends in Latin America Integration processes in Latin America and their features The main vectors and features of the foreign policy of Latin America in the second half of XX - XXI centuries.
Assessment methods and criteria: Current control (40%), oral examination, answers on seminars, writing essays. Final control (60%): examination (three-level testing).
Критерії оцінювання результатів навчання: Speeches at the seminar class on the issues defined in the Plan of the seminar class (max. score – 3* -Preparation of an essay and a presentation (max. score – 4**). - Additions to the main speeches of colleagues, participation in the discussion of problematic issues, asking questions to colleagues (max. score - 2***).
Recommended books: • Hon M. Novitnia istoriia krain Azii v povoiennyi period. –Rivne,2000. • Ivanytska O.P.Zovnishnia polityka krain Zakhidnoi Yevropy ta Pivnichnoi Ameryky u postbipoliarnyi period (1990 i - 2000-i roky) : navchalnyi posibnyk / O.P. Ivanytska . – Kyiv : Slovo, 2012 . – 719 s. • Kyrychenko V.P. Nova istoriia krain Azii, Afryky ta Latynskoi Ameryky. Navch. Posibnyk / V.P. Kyrychenko. ? Kyiv: Lybid, 2002. 165 s. • Kozytskyi A. M. Novitnia istoriia krain Azii ta Afryky: navch. pos. / A. M. Kozytskyi. – Lviv: Afisha, 2004. – 429 s. • Kuzmin O. S. Nova istoriia krain Zakhidnoi Yevropy ta Pivnichnoi Ameryky : navchalnyi posibnyk dlia studentiv istorychnykh spetsialnostei vyshchykh navchalnykh zakladiv / O.S. Kuzmin. / Zhytomyr : Vydavnytstvo ZhDU im. I. Franka, 2011. – 455s. • Melnychuk N. Liderstvo SShA v umovakh hlobalnykh transformatsii / N.Melnychuk // Politychnyi menedzhment, 2013. – №1-2(57-58). – 244 s.