Understanding Korean Politics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Understanding Korean Politics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Asian Studies, International Politics, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course description:

    This course is an introduction to politics in contemporary Korea. The course begins with an overview of diverse theoretical, cultural and historical perspectives on Korean politics and then examines three thematic areas: - political and social dynamics of democratic transformation; - strategies implemented in order to cope with the North Korean issue; - foreign policymaking and the nature of relations with neighbors.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.