China: Contemporary Ethnographies (ANTH2620)
UNIT OF STUDY
Ethnographers from a range of disciplines have been studying Chinese society for decades. In this unit, we will read a selection of recent ethnographic works, focusing on those published within the last fifteen years. This unit will include specific case studies of major contemporary issues in China, to understand how ethnographers use different methods and theories to construct arguments.
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
5x100wd reading responses (25%) and 1000wd Essay (25%) and 2500wd Essay (40%) and class participation (10%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
(12 Junior credit points from Anthropology) or (12 Junior credit points from Asian Studies)
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.