Units of Study

ASNS1602 - Modernity in Asia

Semester 2, 2010  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Lionel Babicz

Description

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.

Assessments

1500-word essay (40%); 2-hour exam (40%); 1000 word tutorial presentation and abstract (20%).

Classes

3 hours per week

A timetable is not available for this session.
Please refer to the list of Units of Study on the left-hand menu to view the units on offer for the relevant academic year.

The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney