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Political Economy of Southeast Asia

Course
2011-2012

Admission requirements

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Description

This research seminar surveys various aspects of political economy, in particular the nexus between political power and private capital, and international political and economic relations. Concrete examples are given from ASEAN member states, especially Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. The survey of international political economy includes relations of ASEAN with China, Japan, the United States and the European Union. Participants choose a specific topic for in-depth study, using original data wherever possible.

Course objectives

To gain a thorough understanding of the concepts of political economy and their application to Southeast Asia today. Further training in oral and written presentation.

Timetable

See website

Mode of instruction

Tutorial

Assessment method

Performance in class (30 %), final essay (70 %)

Blackboard

Yes

Reading list

Readings will be announced at the beginning of the course

Registration

Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Study in Leiden website for information on how to apply.

Contact information

Via lecturers

Remarks

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