PAAS 300

Social and Economic Issues in the Asia-Pacific Region

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: PACI 325

Studies theoretical issues concerning socio-economic structure and change in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics include colonialism, capitalism, globalization, orientalism, sovereignty and body politics. Particular emphasis is placed on critical approaches to the region from both historical and theoretical perspectives.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of PAAS 300, PACI 325.


  • PAAS 200; and
  • Academic Writing Requirement satisfied.

Undergraduate course in Pacific and Asian Studies offered by the Department of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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