ERIC Number: ED433289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding China in the 21st Century: Political, Economic, and Security Issues in the Asia/Pacific Region. Part I, U.S. and Japanese Relations with China: Case Studies of Cooperation and Competition.
Mukai, Gary; Moore, Carey; Young, Jocelyn; Cheng, Amy; Fairbrother, Greg
This curriculum unit is part one of a three-part series. The unit introduces students to policy options for U.S. and Japanese relations with China at the beginning of the 21st century. By identifying and examining these options, students gain an awareness of U.S., Japanese, and Chinese perspectives on political, economic, and security issues. Provided is a rationale and introduction to the lessons, along with unit goals, materials, time required, suggested sequence of activities, small group roles, subjects, equipment needed, icons, and policy study references. Lessons included in the unit are: (1) "Historical Legacies"; (2) "China's Political Situation"; (3) "China's Economy in Transition"; (4) "U.S.-Sino Relations: With a Focus on Human Rights"; (5) "SINO-Japanese Relations: With a Focus on Security Issues in the South China Sea"; and (6) "Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation." Handouts and primary source documents have been provided with each lesson to present students with a range of perspectives on the topic being studied. Contains a list of references for each section. (LB)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Chinese Culture, Economic Climate, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Global Education, International Relations, International Studies, Japanese Culture, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Political Attitudes, Secondary Education, Social Studies, World Affairs
Asia/Pacific Project, Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education, Institute for International Studies, Littlefield Center Room 14, 300 Lasuen Street, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-5013; Tel: 800-578-1114 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Consulate of Japan, San Francisco, CA.; United States-Japan Foundation.
Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA. Stanford Program on International and Cross Cultural Education.
Identifiers - Location: China; Japan; United States