Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes February 16, 2006 Realism: the dominant school of thinking (in 20th Century) for International Political thinking. Believes that life is about the struggle for power. (That's all international relations are). Thus a
Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes February 21, 2006 Tiananmen Square The government trying to crack down on democracy rising in China. China is marching forward politically. Their economy is booming, they are "the factory" that drives the economy.
Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes February 23, 2006 Japan & Korea Japan: Realists believe that the Japan-America ally should have died after the Soviet Union died because we were japans new adversary (as the biggest). The other side believes that th
Geography, January 31, 1 Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes: January 31, 2006 * 30%-40%: ID's (shortening what was read to a few sentances) * Open Note * Not only summarize the article, but also make a critical/intellectual/original thought. Could on
Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes February 28, 2006 Tri-Lateral Allies: South Korea, Japan and America. Both of the Asian countries are pivotal for us. North Korea and South Korea 1. One of the key concerns for both Koreas: they are strategically lo
Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes March 2, 2006 Chinese Nationalism Sum Yat Sen: all the surrounding Asian countries are actually Chinese. This argument changed later. How China dealt with Taiwan: China has been consistently inconsistent previously
Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes March 7, 2006 Political Economy and Development in East Asia All the Asian countries have the same agenda: to promote economic development and wealth creation. The prosperity of the people is the most important thin
Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes March 9, 2006 Political Economy Everyone is trying to get wealthy. Within the global system the separation between the rich and the poor, is widening. Additionally the number of wealthy people (Japan, Sweden, Europe
Geography of the Pacific Rim Notes March 14, 2006 Final: [bring notes & blue book] Four I.D.'s on second semester reading. Spend 8-10 minutes on the I.D.'s. Write what the author is trying to say, in 1-2 sentences. Then spend the rest of the paragrap
Geography of the Pacific Rim February 2, 2006 Buddhism: Started in India. Many ask this of Buddha: they don't ask "who are you", they ask "what are you?". "Are you a God?" no. "Are you an angel?" no. "Are you a saint?" no "WHAT are you?" I am awake.
Geography of The Pacific Rim Notes February 7, 2006 Taoism: Comes from China The 2 Most important feature of Chinese topography: unbelievable amounts of people, the relatively small physical land area the Chinese actually occupy. China has only HALF