Units of Study

GOVT2424 - Politics of China

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Rodney Kenneth David Smith


Introduction to government and politics of modern China. Brief examination of traditional background and modern revolution from 19th century to 1949. Primary focus on ideology, leadership, institutions and political processes of the People's Republic. Covers politics of social groups, major issue areas, the Cultural Revolution and the politics of reform.


1x 2hr exam (40%), 1x2000wd essay (40%) and tutorial participation (20%)


1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week commencing week 2


12 Junior credit points from Government



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