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  • Post a Power Point presentation to the Site - April 141. Check which section of The Second World your group should be reading.2. Select one chapter from that section, skim it this weekend.3. Create a Power Point presentation: 1 Title Slide (with graphics); 2 content slides (with graphics) on any themes, topic, event, from that chapter; 1 sources slide that lists the source for your presentation: author, title, section, chapter.4. Post this presentation in your Blackboard Drop Box and have it ready for our meeting on 4-21.5. Create a Slide Share account; try it our with your new Power Point presentation.Dr. AYou can earn up to 10 bonus points for posting an outline or summary of the lecture that you attend for Political Economy Days at Palomar College this Wednesday and/or Thursday. See the schedule here. BTW, here is a description of Political Economy at Wikipedia.Just post your summary in the Text Box on your My Page.Deadline for this posting is Wednesday, April 14.Dr. A


  • 1. LillianaMougel
    The Second World
  • 2. Content
    Japan, Korea, Australia, Singapore becoming more interdependent with China
    Japan alliance with US
    America’s view of Japan: bulwark of “free world”
    Technological sophisticated
    Largest humanitarian aid
    Missile-defense program
  • 3. Content
    South Korea’s economic growth dependent on China
    China owns South Korea’s mines & railroads
    China alliance with Australia
    China is Australia’s largest consumer of uranium, iron ore, manganese, & liquid natural gas
    China will dominate Asia
    “Co-prosperity Share” future capital of China
  • 4. Content
    The Inner Triangle: Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam
    Burma (Myanmar) world’s only militant Buddhist state
    Thailand- China carving a canal across Thailand
    Vietnam- China believe it is in its civilization boundaries
    China’s strategy: acquire resources & build friendly relations to support its eventual blue-water navy
    China overtaken Japan as largest aid donor
  • 5. Content
    China’s southern & central: seasonal cyclones& flooding
    Northeast: heavy snowfall
    West: deserts & mountains
    China: world’s widest & deepest self-contained cultural space: own literature, philosophies, and dramatic forms, TV shows
    Asia’s cultural magnet
    China’s peaceful rise=birth of Beijing Consensus
  • 6. Source Slide
    The Second World
    Author: ParagKhanna
    Title: China’s First-World Seduction
    Section V
    Chapter 28