17.486 Japan and East Asian Security


Class Info

Explores Japan's role in world orders, past, present, and future. Focuses on Japanese conceptions of security; rearmament debates; the relationship of domestic politics to foreign policy; the impact of Japanese technological and economic transformation at home and abroad; alternative trade and security regimes; Japan's response to 9/11; and relations with Asian neighbors, Russia, and the alliance with the United States.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.486 will be offered this semester (Fall 2018). It is instructed by R. J. Samuels.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Mondays in E53-438.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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