ERIC Number: ED433290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding the Korean Peninsula in the 21st Century: Political, Economic, and Security Issues in the Asia/Pacific Region. Part II, U.S. and Japanese Relations with the Korean Peninsula: Opportunities and Challenges.
Mukai, Gary; Cheng, Amy; Amar, Jasmine; Donahue, Dave; Fisher, Grace; Klein, Emily; Lee, Joanne
This curriculum unit is part two of a three-part series. Each of the three parts can be taught independently. The lessons include perspectives from each of the countries under study. This unit introduces students to challenges and opportunities presented by policy options for U.S. and Japanese relations with the Korean Peninsula at the turn of the century. Identifying and examining these options, students will gain an awareness of U.S., Japanese, and Korean 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. The seven lessons include: (1) "Historical Legacies: The Japanese Colonization of Korea"; (2) "Historical Legacies: The Korean War - Perspectives from Leaders"; (3) "Korea's Contemporary Political Situation: A News Conference"; (4) "Korea's Contemporary Economic Situation: Where to Build a Factory"; (5) "U.S. Relations with the Korean Peninsula: With a Focus on Security"; (6) "Japanese Relations with the Korean Peninsula: With a Focus on Civil Rights of Koreans in Japan"; and (7) "Korean Reunification: Selected Scenarios." Contains a list of references for each lesson. (EH)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Asian History, Asian Studies, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Global Education, International Relations, Japanese Culture, Korean Culture, Korean War, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Secondary Education, Social Studies, World Affairs
Asian/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: Japan; North Korea; South Korea; United States