After studying this course, you should be able to:
show knowledge of the history of relations between China and the United States
describe problems of conflict and cooperation arising within the contemporary relationship between the United States and China
provide definitions of a range of concepts used in International Relations, including interdependence, relative and absolute gains, positive-, negative- and zero-sum games
demonstrate some of the ways the study of conflict and cooperation in the international system is analysed by applying simple conceptual models, including defining different forms of interdependence; zero-, positive- and negative-sum games; and relative and absolute gains.