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PO998 - The Politics of Development in Southeast Asia

  • Module code: PO998
  • Module name: The Politics of Development in Southeast Asia
  • Department: Politics and International Studies
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module encourages students to consider how economic and social development goals are pursued in four Southeast Asian states (Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia and the Philippines) and to explore the problems and dilemmas that arise in relation to development planning and policy-making. This module, then, is as much about the politics of development (how we understand development, who benefits from development, why particular development trajectories and ideas are privileged over others) as it is about the political economy of specific Southeast Asian states.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students should be able to: Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the key concepts and theoretical debates with regard to understandings of the politics of development in Southeast Asia; Analyse, compare and critically evaluate fundamental assumptions and arguments about thepolitics and political economy of development in Southeast Asia; Construct and substantiate a critical argument; Demonstrate good investigative and information retrieval skills, including familiarity with information technology; Demonstrate good written communication skills in English; good time management; and an ability to devise viable essay topics.

Timetabled teaching activities

1 x 2 hour seminar per week in term 1.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/studymasters/pgmodules/po998

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: PO998-20)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Double MA in Politics and International Service (with American University, Washington DC) (M9PW) - Year 2
Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught International Political Economy (M1P3) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Politics and East Asia (M1P8) - Year 2
  • MA in International Politics and Europe (M1PA) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91F) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92C) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92D) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92K) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) (M93H) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Relations (M9P9) - Year 2
  • MA in Globalisation and Development (M9PB) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Security (M9PC) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Public Policy (M9PF) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught United States Foreign Policy (M9PQ) - Year 2
  • MA in International Development (M9PT) - Year 2
  • MA in Research in Politics and International Studies (M9PU) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Journalism, Politics and International Studies (with Monash University) (M9PV) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Global Governance (with University of Waterloo, Canada) (M9PX) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Politics and International Studies: Big Data and Quantitative Methods (M9PY) - Year 2