Units of Study

GOVT2424 - Politics of China

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Minglu Chen
Phone: +61 2 9114 0971
Email: minglu.chen@sydney.edu.au


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.


2hr exam (40%) and 2000wd essay (40%) and tutorial participation (20%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


(12 Junior credit points from Government and International Relations) or (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies)



Please Note: This timetable is a draft timetable and subject to change.


  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm





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