Units of Study

ANTH2620 - China: Contemporary Ethnographies

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Terry Woronov


Ethnographers fron a range of disciplines have been studying Chinese society for decades. In this unit, we will read a selection of recent ethnographic works, focusing on those published within the last fifteen years. This unit will include specific case studies of major contemporary issues in China, to understand how ethnographers use different methods and theories to construct arguments.


3x500wd reading responses (30%) and 1x4500wd research paper (70%).


1x2hr seminar/week


12 Junior credit points from Anthropology

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