ERIC Number: ED433291
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding Vietnam in the 21st Century: Political, Economic, and Security Issues in the Asia/Pacific Region. Part III, U.S. and Japanese Relations with Vietnam: Liberalization and Integration.
Mukai, Gary; Chenette, Sara; Cheng, Amy; Cheng, Yu Wen; Fairbrother, Greg; Midling, Michael; Nordquist, Silvy; Tan, Kwee Foon
This curriculum unit is part three 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 policy options for U.S. and Japanese relations with Vietnam at the turn of the century. By identifying and examining these options during Vietnam's growing liberalization and integration into the world community, students will gain an awareness of U.S., Japanese, and Vietnamese 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 six lessons include: (1) "Historical Legacies: The Vietnamese Refugee Experience"; (2) "Vietnam's Politics in Transition: Creating Interest in the News"; (3) "Vietnam's Economy in Transition"; (4) "U.S. Relations with Vietnam: The Debate Over Normalization"; (5) "Japanese Relations with Vietnam: With a Focus on Foreign Aid"; and (6) "ASEAN--Association of Southeast Asian Nations." 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, Multicultural Education, Non Western Civilization, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Vietnam War, Vietnamese People, 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; United States; Vietnam