This course seeks to deepen the fundamental knowledge of students on foreign policymaking. Specifically, this course examines the formulation of foreign policy in the context of the Philippines. With this, the students are introduced to the different theories and approaches in the study of foreign policy. A firm grasp on the theories and approaches provides and equips the students with a strong background which they can use as their basis and tools in the study of the Philippine foreign policy. Also, this course presents the system which includes the actors, structures, and processes involved in the creation of the Philippine foreign policy. Finally, the course retraces the Philippine diplomatic history and development of its foreign policies, wherein they must compare the foreign policies under the different Philippine administrations critically.
- Teacher: Anderson Villa