BGPA306 FOREIGN POLICY DECISION-MAKING

This course examines definition and process of foreign policy and major theoretical approaches to Foreign Policy Analysis, including realism, liberalism and constructivism. It then introduces rational, bureaucratic, organizational and psychological models of foreign policy decision-making. It also addresses the role of media and public opinion, national security and economic issue in foreign policy. Case studies are conducted on major powers like the U.S., China, Russia, the U.K., France, Germany, Japan, and the EU.

Pre-requisite: None