This course examines the politics of key Asian countries such Japan, South Korea, and India. It will cover countries that, traditionally and presently, have strong connections with Macao, such as Thailand, East Timor, Burma, the Philippines and Indonesia. Main themes to be covered in this course may include: government structure, political culture, corruption and governance, ethnic politics, nationalism, globalization, development strategy, gender politics, social movements and democratization.

Pre-requisite: None