Units of Study
ASNS1602 - Modernity in Asia
Semester 2, 2010 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Lionel Babicz
Asia has undergone dramatic and rapid modernisation since the eighteenth century. Religious change, state-formation, political and social movements, gender and family, consumer culture, rural development, urban culture, and modern class structure are some of the cultural, social, economic and political aspects of Asia's social transformation. Through the study of selected Asian societies, this unit will examine some of these aspects in the contexts of colonialism, nationalism, postcolonial economic development, and globalisation.
1500-word essay (40%); 2-hour exam (40%); 1000 word tutorial presentation and abstract (20%).
3 hours per week
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