-students must answer one question out of three listed below
-the essay should be 1200-1400 words
-Assessment will be made one the basis of your knowledge and your level of analysis and argument.
-references are required.
1. European Union(EU) and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have shown a model of regional integration and have significant contribution to political stability and economic prosperity. Please Describe a comparison of EU and ASEAN, their motivation and objective of forming the organization, way of developement and administration of the organization and level of integration.
2. The Asian financial Crisis of 1997 gave the serious impact on the economic and political development of East Asian countries and gave the pivotal impetus to acknowledging economic interdependence and realizing importance of cooperation and integration within the same region. Please describe the main causes and outcomes of the crisis and explain how the crisis created a momentum of integrating the region.
3. In East Asia, There already exist many regional organizations, each of which has different functions and members. Please pick up major organizations that you regard important and make a short description on their functions. Please give your assessment on how such organizations would contribute to managing or regulating the process of building up a new regional order.