Units of Study

CHSC6903 - Chinese Society

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

Description

This unit provides a critical overview of social structures, social change and social movements in China. It examines the ways in which Chinese institutions and structures (social, cultural, economic, and political), individuals (catalysts of change such as Deng Xiaoping) and external forces interact with one another to effect social change. Conflict and cooperation between different societal actors in China are analysed in order to explain the nature of social movements and their impact on social change and stability since 1978.

Assessments

1000wd case study research outline (15%) and 1500wd presentation of case study (25%) and class participation (10%) and 2500wd case study research paper (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Corequisites

CHSC6901

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

CHSC6903 - Chinese Society

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Beatriz Carrillo Garcia

Description

This unit provides a critical overview of social structures, social change and social movements in China. It examines the ways in which Chinese institutions and structures (social, cultural, economic, and political), individuals (catalysts of change such as Deng Xiaoping) and external forces interact with one another to effect social change. Conflict and cooperation between different societal actors in China are analysed in order to explain the nature of social movements and their impact on social change and stability since 1978.

Assessments

1000wd case study research outline (15%) and 1500wd presentation of case study (25%) and class participation (10%) and 2500wd case study research paper (50%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Corequisites

CHSC6901

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