Units of Study
HSTY2621 - China's Economy: From Mao to Market
Semester 2, 2010 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Helen Dunstan
Phone: +61 2 9351 5516
Mao tried to forestall future foreign 'naked aggression' such as the Opium Wars by adopting a planned economy, pushing China to the verge of bankruptcy. Deng took onboard in 1978 the concept of Greater China, in which the complementary economies of Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Singapore, and expatriates contribute to China's development. This unit examines the theory and practice of Greater China, which has made China the world's third largest economy.
one 2000 word essay (plus draft), one 2000 word take-home exam and class participation
one 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial per week
12 credit points of Junior History, Ancient History, or Asian Studies
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