POLITICALSCIENCE FINAL

POLITICALSCIENCE FINAL
Instructions: Answer one of the questions below. Your response should be seven to nine pages in length, excluding the bibliography. You must: • Complete the assignment in 12 point Times New Roman font, double-spaced, with one inch margins on all sides. Any deviation from this formatting will result in an automatic grade penalty. • Submit the assignment to TurnItIn.com via TED by 3 PM on December 11. If you do not submit the assignment to TurnItIn by this time, you will receive a failing grade on this assignment. • Late assignments will not be accepted without permission in advance. • Submit a hard copy of your paper to SSB 375 by 3 PM on December 11. • List the question you are answering at the top of your essay. • Cite your sources: It is not necessary to consult outside materials for this assignment (beyond lectures and assigned readings); however, you must reference and appropriately cite lectures and assigned readings, including a full bibliography at the end of your paper.1 • Have an explicit thesis statement in the first paragraph of your essay. Please underline this thesis statement. The remainder of the paper should develop and elaborate this thesis. Failure to include an explicit, underlined thesis statement will result in an automatic ten point deduction from your grade. • Work alone. You may discuss this assignment with other students but all of the written material in your essay must be your own. Academic Integrity: We take all academic integrity violations very seriously. Any violation will be reported to the Academic Integrity Office and fully prosecuted. In addition, if you are found responsible for an academic integrity violation, you will receive a failing grade for the course. If you are uncertain about what constitutes a violation please consult https://students.ucsd.edu/ academics/academic-integrity/defining.html and http://libraries.ucsd.edu/services/instruction/ preventing-plagiarism/. The basic rule is simple: the words and ideas in your essay must be your own. If you are using words or ideas from another source, you must appropriately cite that source. Questions 1. Explain the lasting legacy of Confucian moral theory and practice on political economy, law, and international relations. 2. Explain elite regulation and international stability as discussed in lecture. 3. Discuss the lasting legacies of Confucianism for modernity and democracy in East Asia. 4. Explain Confucian moral theory and practice and illustrate it with five virtues. 5. Explain Confucian political economy and illustrate it with one Imperial policy debate. You may cite course lectures as follows: 1 Magagna, Victor “Lecture Given at UCSD on [Date]” 6. Explain East Asia’s legal tradition and its relationship to proper order 7. Explain Confucian ritual theory, self-cultivation, and the role of the family in both. 8. Is Confucianism compatible with the rule of law? 9. Is hegemony the equilibrium outcome of East Asian international politics? 10. Is Confucianism inherently conservative or liberal or neither?