Course Description: This course offers an introduction to contemporary analysis of international relations. Students will learn major theories of international relations and apply them to understand international situations and issues in the modern world. Emphases are on clearly comprehending the relationship between international conflicts and cooperation and on recognizing the shift from “internationalization” to “globalization”. Extensive use of internet information, articles from professional journals and newspapers will enable students to update information about imminent international issues today and to think about them critically.
This course is constructed under guidance of sir Khuda Dino Gopang, Professor of International Relations.
- Demonstrate comprehension of theories of international relations including realism, idealism, liberalism, neorealism, integrationism, interdependence, dependency, world system and regime;
- Tell exact locations of major countries on a world map and explain what problems those countries are facing;
- Demonstrate understanding of the causes and processes of modern international issues;
- Differentiate the concept of internationalization from that of globalization;
- Skillfully use extensive sources of information including internet, government publications, professional journals, and newspaper;
- Demonstrate critical thinking skills through research paper writing and discussion
- International Relations: An Introduction to the Study of Global Politics
- 14 Theories of International Relations: A Comprehensive Overview
- A Brief History of Modern International Relations: From the Westphalian System to the 21st Century
- Examining the National Perspectives of Major Powers on International Relations
- Exploring the Role of Power in International Relations
- Concept of International Security in International Relations
- Principle Causes of War in International Relations
- Left-Wing Perspective on Principle Causes of War
- to demonstrate understanding of aesthetics of modernist poetry.
- to do a critical analysis of poems through close reading of the text.
- Blair, John G. The Poetic Art of W.H. Auden (n.p., n.d.).
- Drew, Elizabeth T.S. Eliot: The Design of his Poetry.(London,1950)
- Gardener, Helen. The Art of T.S. Eliot. (London, 1968)
- Jeffares, A.N. W.B. Yeats, Man and Poet.(London, 1949)
- Leavis, F.R. New Bearings in English Poetry. (London 1961 ed)
- Macneice, Louis The Poetry of W.B. Yeats.( London, 1967)
- Spears, Monroe K. The Poetry of W.H. Auden. (New Jersey, 1981)
- Unterecker, J. W.B. Yeats: A Reader’s Guide (London, 1988).
- Ferguson, M. Salter, M. J., Stallworthy, J. (2005). The Norton Anthology of Poetry. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.
- Untermeyer, L. (2011). Modern British Poetry. Whitefish, MT: Literary Licensing