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  • Objectives
    The NPSIA program is interdisciplinary, reflecting the philosophy that exposure to a wide range of disciplines such as political science, economics, law, sociology, public health and history is necessary to develop an understanding of our complex global environment.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Arts in International Affairs
  • Course description
    Program Requirements

    Students may follow either a thesis/research essay program or a course work program.

    Thesis/Research Essay Program

    The program requirements for M.A. students in international affairs are:

        * Completion of INAF 5001 Policy and Methods for International Affairs and one of INAF 5009, INAF 5205, INAF 5308, INAF 5309 or INAF 5600 depending on a student's choice of cluster. If a student is deemed to have completed the equivalent of the NPSIA economics course associated with his/her cluster an alternative NPSIA economics course must be taken. If the student has taken the equivalent of the designated economics course for his/her cluster and has completed the equivalent of INAF 5009, INAF 5308 and INAF 5309 he/she must substitute another NPSIA course;
        * A student deemed to have completed the equivalent of the NPSIA economics course associated with his/her cluster must take an alternative NPSIA economics course. If the student has taken the equivalent of INAF 5009, INAF 5308 and INAF 5309 he/she must substitute another NPSIA course;
        * Completion of at least two designated courses from the student's chosen cluster;
        * 1.0 approved course work credits in international affairs or related disciplines, if a student elects to write a thesis;
        * 2.0 approved course work credits in international affairs or related disciplines, if a student elects to write a research essay;
        * A thesis (equivalent to 2.0 credits) or a research essay (equivalent to 1.0 credit) involving original research on an approved subject in international affairs relating to the student's cluster choice;
        * Full-time students are expected to submit a thesis/research essay proposal by the end of January following their first term of study in the program; part-time students are expected to submit a thesis/research proposal after completion of half of their course requirements;
        * An ability to read a second major international language, or a language appropriate to a student's major research interest;
        * English-speaking Canadian students are expected to develop a proficiency in French;
        * An oral comprehensive examination on the thesis or research essay in their general field of study to determine the candidate's ability to relate various disciplines to the study of international affairs.

    Course Work Program

        * Completion of INAF 5001 Policy and Methods for International Affairs and one of INAF 5009, INAF 5205, INAF 5308, INAF 5309 or INAF 5600 depending on a student's choice of cluster. If a student is deemed to have completed the equivalent of the NPSIA economics course associated with his/her cluster an alternative NPSIA economics course must be taken. If the student has taken the equivalent of the designated economics course for his/her cluster and has completed the equivalent of INAF 5009, INAF 5308 and INAF 5309 he/she must substitute another NPSIA course;
        * A student deemed to have completed the equivalent of the NPSIA economics course associated with their his/her cluster must take an alternative NPSIA economics course. If the student has taken the equivalent of INAF 5009, INAF 5308 and INAF 5309 he/she must substitute another NPSIA course;
        * Completion of at least two designated courses from the student's chosen cluster;
        * Three approved courses selected as in thesis/research essay program excluding INAF 5908/INAF 5909;
        * Language requirement as in thesis/research essay program;
        * An oral comprehensive examination (INAF 5907) to determine the candidate's ability to relate various disciplines to the study of International Affairs. The examination will be taken in a term designated by the student that allows them to complete the Master's program within the stipulated period referred to in Guidelines for the Completion of the Master's Degree, after completing at least three full credits and all required courses. Students will identify five courses as the basis for their defence. These courses include the required economics course, INAF 5001, two courses from the student's designated cluster, and any other course from the student's program. Students will submit a three page note (750 words) describing their main interest in their NPSIA cluster and explain how the courses chosen for the exam relate to that interest. Candidates should specify the key issues that are involved, and indicate clearly how the five identified classes provide insight into these issues, and how their central themes, debates, theories, ideas and concepts contribute to their understanding of the topic.

    Courses:

    INAF 5001 [0.5 credit]
        Policy and Methods for International Affairs
        Policy formulation and research methods in an international context. The policy component reviews key theories of policy formulation and their relationship to applied policy analysis and evaluation. The methods component examines the principles of social sciences research, basic research design, and techniques of analysis.
        Prerequisite: M.A. standing in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs or permission of the School of International Affairs.

    INAF 5009 [0.5 credit]
        International Aspects of Economic Development
        Economic theory and policy dimensions of key issues in international economic development. Topics include: trade theory and policy for developing countries; debt, adjustment and macroeconomic stabilization; the role of international financial institutions; financial flows and the role of multinational corporations. Prerequisite: M.A. standing in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs or permission of the School.

    INAF 5205 [0.5 credit]
        Economics of Conflict
        The economic dimensions of conflict and the application of economic methods to understanding conflict and conflict management.Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 [formerly 46.549R] (taken in 2002-03).

    INAF 5214 [0.5 credit]
        Economics for Defence and Security
        Examines the economic analysis of defence and security, applying economic analysis to topics such as defence production, procurement, offence and defence balance, alliance theory, deterrence, arms races, terrorism and terrorist financing.

    INAF 5308 [0.5 credit]
        International Trade: Theory and Policy
        The pure theory of international trade and selected policy issues. Topics include theories of the pattern of trade, the gains from trade, the theory of distortions and welfare, and theories of endogenous trade policy formation.
        Prerequisite: M.A. standing in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs or permission of the School.

    INAF 5309 [0.5 credit]
        International Finance: Theory and Policy
        Theory and policy in open economy macroeconomics and international finance. Topics include: exchange rate and output determination, balance of payments adjustment, monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes, and the structure and performance of the international monetary system.
        Prerequisite: M.A. standing in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs or permission of the School.

    INAF 5600 [0.5 credit]
        Human Resource Development
        The economic analysis and theory of the major areas of human development in developing areas, including demography and population, education, health, nutrition, women and development, social security, labour markets, and human resources planning.
        Prerequisite: M.A. standing in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs or permission of the School.
        Note: students are required to take the economics course associated with their cluster as noted below. Students deemed to have completed a similar course must take an alternative NPSIA economics course. Students who have successfully completed the equivalent of INAF 5009, INAF 5308 and INAF 5309 must substitute another NPSIA course.

    Clusters

    NPSIA's M.A. program is organized around seven clusters. Each student must select a cluster and enrol in two of the designated cluster courses.

    International Trade Policy
        Designated economics course: INAF 5308
        
        Designated Courses:
        INAF 5101 The Politics and Institutions of International Trade
        INAF 5306 Trade Policy in North America
        INAF 5400 Trade Policy Analysis
        INAF 5500 Comparative Trade Policy
        INAF 5507 International Economic Law
        INAF 5508 Law, Politics, and Economics in International Affairs
        
    Global Political Economy
        Designated economics course: INAF 5309
        
        Designated Courses:
        INAF 5300 The Political Economy of Multinational Enterprises
        INAF 5401 International Financial Institutions and Policy
        INAF 5407 International Relations Theory
        INAF 5501 Global Political Economy
        INAF 5502 State Sovereignty and Globalization
        
        
    Conflict Analysis and Conflict Resolution

        Designated economics course: INAF 5205
        
        Designated Courses:
        INAF 5108 Conflict Analysis
        INAF 5109 Conflict Management: Theory and Evidence
        INAF 5200 Peacebuilding and Reconstruction: Theory and Practice
        INAF 5201 Disarmament, Arms Control and Nonproliferation
        INAF 5202 International Security after the Cold War
        INAF 5203 International Mediation and Conflict Resolution
        INAF 5209 Conflict and Development
        INAF 5506 International Law: Use of Force
        
    Intelligence and National Security
        Designated economics course: INAF 5214
        
        Designated Courses:
        INAF 5202 International Security after the Cold War
        INAF 5204 Intelligence, Statecraft, and International Affairs
        INAF 5224 Intelligence and National Security: Policies and Operations
        INAF 5234 National Security Policy and Law
        
    International Institutions and Global Governance
        Designated economics course: any one of INAF 5009, INAF 5205, INAF 5308, INAF 5309 or INAF 5600, chosen in consultation with the NPSIA faculty advisor.
        
        
        Designated Courses:
        INAF 5405 International Organizations
        INAF 5505 International Law: Theory and Practice
        INAF 5701 Global Environmental Change: Human Implications
        INAF 5702 International Environmental Affairs
        INAF 5705 International Social Policy
        INAF 5805 The EU in International Affairs
        
    International Dimensions of Development
        Designated economics course: INAF 5009
        
        Designated Courses:
        INAF 5002 Issues in International Development
        INAF 5303 Science, Technology and International Affairs: The Third World
        INAF 5601 Historical Dimensions of Development and Underdevelopment
        INAF 5602 Development Assistance: Theory and Practice
        INAF 5609 Development Project Evaluation and Analysis
        INAF 5801 Regional Integration Among Developing Countries

    Human Security and Development
        Designated economics course: INAF 5600
        
        Designated Courses:
        INAF 5003 National and Domestic Dimensions of Development
        INAF 5006 Agriculture and Rural Development
        INAF 5200 Peacebuilding and Reconstruction: Theory and Practice
        INAF 5209 Conflict and Development
        INAF 5408 Gender in International Affairs
        INAF 5606 Indigenous Peoples and Development
        INAF 5704 Human Security: From Policy to Practice

    Other Courses

    INAF 5002 [0.5 credit]
        Issues in International Development
        International political, social and economic aspects of development. Approaches to trade policies, finance, regional integration, technology transfer and transnational enterprises, global governance, international civil society and development, the environment and natural resources, and social and labour issues in the international context.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5004 (taken prior to 2001).

    INAF 5003 [0.5 credit]
        National and Domestic Dimensions of Development
        Theoretical foundations and central policy issues of the domestic, economic, social, political, cultural and environmental aspects of development. Topics include theories of the developmental process, human resource development, national development strategies, sectoral issues, and governance and human rights and their interaction with the international system.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5004 (taken prior to 2001).

    INAF 5006 [0.5 credit]
        Agriculture and Rural Development
        A study of the agricultural sector, rural areas, and rural welfare in developing countries, including structural change in agriculture, agrarian reform, rural development strategies in various countries, and public policies affecting agriculture, activities ancillary to agriculture, rural industry, and public service.

    INAF 5007 [0.5 credit]
        Theories of Development and Underdevelopment
        A comparative analysis of approaches to the study of development processes and underdevelopment, including structural-functional, neo-classical, Marxist, and dependency theories.
        Prerequisite: enrolment in the Development Administration stream of the M.A. program in the School of Public Policy and Administration, or permission of the School of International Affairs.

    INAF 5008 [0.5 credit]
        Economic Development Policy and Planning
        Developing country policies and planning and their impacts, including macro and sectoral techniques employed in development planning, budgeting, and problems in development administration.
        Prerequisite: enrolment in the Development Administration stream of the M.A. program in the School of Public Policy and Administration, or permission of the School of International Affairs.

    INAF 5100 [0.5 credit]
        Canada in International Affairs
        Canada's role in international affairs; issues of conflict and conflict resolution, international political economy, and international development. Analysis of the content and formulation of Canada's international policies.

    INAF 5101 [0.5 credit]
        The Politics and Institutions of International Trade
        Canadian trade practice; trade policy within the broader context of Canadian policy-making, comparison of Canadian policy and practice with that in the United States, Europe, Japan, and the major developing countries.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 (taken prior to 1997-98).

    INAF 5102 [0.5 credit]
        Canada-U.S. Relations
        The relationship between Canada and the United States from political, economic, diplomatic, military, and cultural perspectives. The history of Canada's relations with the United States, as our neighbor, trading partner, ally, and sometime antagonist.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409, if taken 2003/04, 2004/05.

    INAF 5108 [0.5 credit]
        Conflict Analysis
        Sources of international and intrastate conflict. Students will gain practical insight and understanding of the causes of conflict by drawing on frameworks from a number of social sciences disciplines, with a focus on diagnostic and analytical skills in the decision making process.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5105 (taken prior to 2001).

    INAF 5109 [0.5 credit]
        Conflict Management: Theory and Evidence
        Evaluation of process and content-oriented measurements of effectiveness in the practice of conflict management; third-party intervention such as peacekeeping, crisis decision making, the management of terrorism and conflict prevention with applications to regional and intrastate conflict.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5105 (taken prior to 2001).

    INAF 5200 [0.5 credit]
        Peacebuilding and Reconstruction: Theory and Practice
        Social, economic and military dimensions of post-conflict reconstruction with special attention to the role of local and international government and non-government organizations in the peacebuilding process. Evidence is drawn from recent cases.

    INAF 5201 [0.5 credit]
        Disarmament, Arms Control and Nonproliferation
        Origins, theory and practice, with a focus on so-called weapons of mass destruction and current controversies. Emphasis on treaty negotiation and implementation, including monitoring, verification, facilitation and enforcement of compliance.

    INAF 5202 [0.5 credit]
        International Security After the Cold War
        The evolving strategic and security environment since the end of the Cold War, encompassing both traditional and non-traditional concepts. Topics include hegemonism; the rise of new powers; terrorism; multilateralism; human security; and new security threats, including climate change.

    INAF 5203 [0.5 credit]
        International Mediation and Conflict Resolution
        Exploration of various approaches to the prevention, management and resolution of international conflict including peacekeeping, preventive diplomacy, mediation and peacebuilding, as well as less formal mechanisms for third party collaborative problem solving.

    INAF 5204 [0.5 credit]
        Intelligence, Statecraft and International Affairs
        The role of intelligence in foreign and security policy after the Cold War. Evolution of intelligence as regards strategic and policy requirements, the capabilities of selected services, interactions within government and civil society. Emphasis on the structure and functions of Canada's intelligence community.

    INAF 5206 [0.5 credit]
        Civil-Military Relations
        Theoretical and practical issues of civil-military relations; analysis of the multidisciplinary and multidimensional nature of the relationship between society, political authority and the military, using comparative and global frames of reference.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 sections R and S (taken 2002/03, 03/04).

    INAF 5207 [0.5 credit]
        Middle East Economic and Political Relations
        Economic and political relations among countries of the Middle East; emphasis on the peace process and arrangements for regional security and regional economic cooperation; prospects for regional collaboration.

    INAF 5208 [0.5 credit]
        U.S. Foreign and Security Policy
        Causes and consequences of U.S. foreign and security policy. Explanation and evaluation of past and present U.S. policies. Cases will be drawn from 20th century wars, interventions and crises; post-Cold War and post 9-11 U.S. policies.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 section 'X' (taken 2001/02, 02/03).

    INAF 5209 [0.5 credit]
        Conflict and Development
        Examination of competing interpretations of conflict in developing countries; material conditions, institutional factors, and ideological, or identity-based framing processes. The impact of war on development, and implications for policy.

    INAF 5224 [0.5 credit]
        Intelligence and National Security:
        Policies and Operations
        The roles and activities of intelligence services of selected countries. Their performance will be assessed in the light of historical experience, and in the context of the policy, legal and ethical constraints.

    INAF 5234 [0.5 credit]
        National Security Policy and Law
        The international legal and policy implications of identifying and responding to national security threats. Topics include: intelligence gathering; verification regimes; military and counter-terrorism operations; criminal prosecution; and, balancing human rights and security concerns.

    INAF 5300 [0.5 credit]
        Political Economy of Multinational Enterprises
        Recent economic and political developments in the fields of international economics and industrial organization as they affect multinational enterprises. The course develops concepts and analytical approaches to examine the impact of multinational enterprises on international affairs and the implications for public policy.

    INAF 5302 [0.5 credit]
        Science, Technology and International Affairs: The Advanced, Industrial Countries
        The process of technological change since the industrial revolution and its consequences for development in the advanced industrial countries and for relations among these countries.

    INAF 5303 [0.5 credit]
        Science, Technology and International Affairs: The Third World
        The problem of building indigenous technological capabilities in the Third World. The role of MNCs in the transfer of technology, the generation of appropriate technologies locally and the role of the state in the formulation of technology policy for development.

    INAF 5305 [0.5 credit]
        International Bargaining and Negotiation: Theory and Practice
        An examination of bargaining and negotiation in international economic, political, and security issue areas, using case studies and theoretical analysis.

    INAF 5306 [0.5 credit]
        Trade Policy in North America
        Canadian, American and Mexican trade and trade policy from colonial times to present, emphasizing the development of trade relations and the negotiation and operation of bilateral, regional (NAFTA), and multilateral trade agreements.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409, section 'F' (taken in 2005/06).

    INAF 5307 [0.5 credit]
        Macroeconomics in a Development Context
        Macroeconomic theory and policy in the context of the developing countries, with special emphasis upon theory and policy for open economies, structural adjustment to international disequilibration, exchange rate and balance of payments management, fiscal and financial policy.
        Prerequisite: enrolment in the Development Administration stream of the M.A. program of the School of Public Policy and Administration, or permission of the School of International Affairs.

    INAF 5400 [0.5 credit]
        Trade Policy Analysis
        Selected trade and trade-related policy issues. Topics are drawn from current policy debates, and may include: multilateral vs. preferential trade liberalization; standards harmonization as a precondition for free trade; and globalization and the rising skill wage premium.
        Prerequisites: M.A. standing in the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, or permission of the School of International Affairs.

    INAF 5401 [0.5 credit]
        International Financial Institutions and Policy
        Institutional arrangements, international financial flows, and critical events in international finance; development and operation of international financial institutions, and how they have shaped modern financial markets, events, and policy.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 (taken prior to 1997-98).

    INAF 5402 [0.5 credit]
        Territory and Territoriality
        Contemporary geographical and internatio nal relations theorizing is challenging conventional notions of boundaries and territories in the political organization of modernity. Using contemporary writings on geopolitics, security, sovereignty, self-determination and identity politics, this course investigates territoriality as a political and intellectual strategy. (Also listed as GEOG 5400.)

    INAF 5404 [0.5 credit]
        The Environment for International Management
        Analysis of the international economic environment for public and private sector managers. The growing economic interdependence of nations, problems faced by managers and the effectiveness of emerging international rules and standards for trade, investment and intellectual property.

    INAF 5405 [0.5 credit]
        International Organizations in International Affairs
        A critical analysis of the roles played by the United Nations and other international organizations in the field of international conflict, development, and political economy.

    INAF 5406 [0.5 credit]
        Policy Analysis and Evaluation
        Examination of international public policies of a number of countries, including Canada; approaches to the policy process and case studies of the formulation and evaluation of economic, political, and security policies.

    INAF 5407 [0.5 credit]
        International Relations Theory
        Overview of theories of international relations. Organized both historically and conceptually, the course will examine a variety of theoretical approaches to international relations, among them the realist, liberal, structural, neo-realist, and critical perspectives.

    INAF 5408 [0.5 credit]
        Gender in International Affairs
        The role of gender differences in international affairs gender in the social sciences and feminist theories regarding war, nationalism, human rights, development, and the global economy.

    INAF 5409 [0.5 credit]
        Selected Topics in International Affairs

    INAF 5419 [0.5 credit]
        Selected Topics in International Affairs

    INAF 5429 [0.5 credit]
        Selected Topics in International Affairs

    INAF 5439 [0.5 credit]
        Selected Topics in International Affairs

    INAF 5449 [0.5 credit]
        Selected Topics in International Affairs

    INAF 5459 [0.5 credit]
        Selected Topics in International Affairs

    INAF 5500 [0.5 credit]
        Comparative Trade Policy
        Examination of trade policies of various states, and their associated institutional arrangement. Countries and country groupings to be examined include the United States, Japan, the European Union, and key developing countries.

    INAF 5501 [0.5 credit]
        Global Political Economy
        Theories and approaches to global political economy, and how they illuminate the interaction and co-evolution of states and markets. Topics include the post war systems and patterns of production, investment, trade and finance in developed and developing countries.Precludes additional credit for INAF 5000 (taken prior to 2001).

    INAF 5502 [0.5 credit]
        State Sovereignty and Globalization
        How increased political, social and economic integration internationally affects a government's ability to formulate policy; examination of domestic and international policy issues and whether and how global forces and their domestic counterparts shape the policy-making environment.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5000 (taken prior to 2001).

    INAF 5505 [0.5 credit]
        International Law: Theory and Practice
        Theoretical perspectives on international law and the role international law plays in the international system. Topics include basis, creation and sources of international law, international dispute resolution, and international law and world order transformation. (Also listed as LAWS 5603.)

    INAF 5506 [0.5 credit]
        International Law: Use of Force
        How legal constraints govern the use of force in international relations. Topics include legal options available to states and the international community, the use of weapons of mass destruction, terrorism, peacekeeping, and humanitarian intervention.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 (taken in 2003).

    INAF 5507 [0.5 credit]
        International Economic Law: Regulation of Trade and Investment
        Study of regulation of international economic relations. International institutions, legal aspects of integration, governmental regulation of trade and investment. (Also listed as LAWS 5200.)
        Prerequisite: open only to graduate students in their master's year who have not previously studied international economic law.

    INAF 5508 [0.5 credit]
        Law, Politics and Economics in International Affairs
        The linkages and differences among the disciplines of law, politics and economics as they relate to international affairs; the underlying assumptions of each discipline and how they affect the way different issues in international affairs are considered.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 (section F, taken 2003/04, 04/05).

    INAF 5601 [0.5 credit]
        Historical Dimensions of Development and Underdevelopment
        Comparative studies in the economic and social history of selected developed and developing countries. Identification of conditions that have fostered or inhibited development in the past, assessment of contemporary development strategies in the light of historical experience.

    INAF 5602 [0.5 credit]
        Development Assistance: Theory and Practice
        Economic, moral, and political arguments for development assistance, aid effectiveness; the role of bilateral and multilateral donors; aid accounting, human development and human rights; NGOs and international assistance.

    INAF 5603 [0.5 credit]
        Issues in Development in Africa
        Analysis of structures and processes of political, social, and economic change in intertropical Africa at scales ranging from the intrahousehold and local community to the state and international system. An objective will be to integrate gender and the environment into analyses which draw on theories of political economy.

    INAF 5604 [0.5 credit] (formerly 46. 564)
        Issues in Development in Latin America
        Principal developmental trends, problems, and policies in the region since 1945; the design and implementation of future alternative developmental strategies.

    INAF 5605 [0.5 credit]
        The Ethical Dimension of International Affairs
        Critical examination of the ethical dimensions of development, global conflict, and international political economy; beliefs and values, rights and obligations, individual and state morality.

    INAF 5606 [0.5 credit]
        Indigenous Peoples and Development
        Major issues of the development, in its social, economic, political and environmental dimensions, of Indigenous peoples, including those of North America, Latin America, Australasia, India, Africa and the Polar regions.

    INAF 5607 [0.5 credit]
        Issues in Development in Southeast Asia
        Comparative analysis of development in selected Southeast Asian countries. Processes of continuity and change in political culture, governance, economic management, social and environmental policy, and regional ASEAN relations; historical and contemporary issues.

    INAF 5608 [0.5 credit]
        Indigenous Perspectives on Third World Development
        Some of the major perspectives and theories on Third World Development that have emerged from within the Third World. Included are authors representing structural, dependency, and radical theories of development, and those who see development as psychological or spiritual liberation.

    INAF 5609 [0.5 credit]
        Development Project Evaluation and Analysis
        Examination of social cost-benefit analysis and other micro-economic methods of project evaluation in the context of the project cycle in developing countries with emphasis on policy analysis and implementation practice, case studies of development projects, including those of non-governmental organizations.

    INAF 5701 [0.5 credit]
        Global Environmental Change: Human Implications
        Global environmental change; its significance for societies, economies and international relations. Value systems underlying environmental discourse; political economy of the environment; sustainability and security. Environmental diplomacy and grassroots environmentalism. Regionalized impacts of pressures on natural environments; challenges of adaptation. (Also listed as GEOG 5005.)

    INAF 5702 [0.5 credit]
        International Environmental Affairs
        International environmental issues, with a focus on policy options and institutions relevant to addressing these issues. Topics include the relationship between the environment and trade, investment, globalization, development and conflict.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 [formerly 46.549U] (taken in 2002/03).

    INAF 5704 [0.5 credit]
        Human Security: From Policy to Practice
        Human security issues including perspectives of key governmental, international and non-governmental actors. Micro-disarmament, the protection of civilians, war economies, and post-conflict security issues.
        Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409, section 'W' if taken in 2004/05 or 2005/06.

    INAF 5705 [0.5 credit]
        International Social Policy
        Concepts of and approaches to international social policy. Concepts of social justice, comparative welfare regimes and citizenship. Topics include social reform, changes in the public/private provision of social services, participation in social policy, poverty reduction, health and education.

    INAF 5800 [0.5 credit]
        Asia Pacific Economic and Political Relations
        The evolving pattern of economic and political relations in the Asia-Pacific region. Topics will include security issues; trade and investment; and development cooperation; institutional arrangements, including ASEAN, APEC, AFTA, and Canada's role in the regional affairs.

    INAF 5801 [0.5 credit]
        Regional Cooperation Among Developing Countries
        A comparative study of selected regional cooperation and integration schemes, including those in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean, as well as between higher and lower income countries.

    INAF 5802 [0.5 credit]
        The International Political Economy of Transition
        Problems of reintegration into the world economy and dilemmas of transition from command to market economies. Topics may include new trade and investment patterns, role in regional and international economic organizations, search for appropriate exchange rate policies, impact of Western assistance. (Also listed as EURR 5102.)

    INAF 5804 [0.5 credit]
        International Relations in Europe
        International relations and organizations in Europe from theoretical and historical perspectives. Origins and development of European organizations such as the European Union and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.

    INAF 5805 [0.5 credit]
        The EU in International Affairs
        The impact of the EU on international affairs; the internal development of the EU, the evolution of integration theory, and the growth of the EU's external relations capabilities.

    INAF 5901 [0.5 credit]
        Tutorials in International Affairs
        To be chosen in consultation with the director.

    INAF 5905 [0.5 credit]
        Research Workshop
        Problems inherent to research design in the interdisciplinary field of international affairs, with materials drawn from both the established literature and the practice of leading members of the School's faculty.

    INAF 5906 [1.0 credit]
        M.A./LL.B. Research Essay

    INAF 5907 [2.0 credits]
        Course Work Comprehensive in
        International Affairs
        Required for students in a course work M.A. who by the third term in their M.A. program have not yet completed their comprehensive examination. Completion of this course does not reduce the formal requirement of 5.0 credits.

    INAF 5908 [1.0 credit]
        Research Essay

    INAF 5909 [2.0 credits]
        M.A. Thesis

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