Undergraduate Department of Government and Public Administration - CUHK

Class Code: GPAD3365
Academic Year: 2019 - 2020
Title: Ethics & International Affairs

Dr. LEUNG Cheuk Hang

Period: Th 02:30PM - 05:15PM
Location: UCA_312

This module will survey some of the most pressing ethical and political dilemmas in international politics. It introduces students to influential approaches in international political theory in order to ascertain whether and to what extent the anarchic realm of international relations can be subject to moral and legal rules. In the course of this investigation, controversies surrounding the following important issues are explored: human rights, global poverty, sovereignty, just war, humanitarian intervention, the challenges of globalization, the transformation of political community and the emergence of global citizenship.