Fundamentals of China Studies (CHSC6901)


This unit of study provides an introduction to the main paradigms used to make sense of complexity and change in China. It examines the ways in which China's scale and social and cultural diversity have been theorised and conceptualised in order to explain China's political and socio-economic trajectory. An understanding of these perspectives is crucial to the examination of a wide range of issues of China's past and present processes of change.

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1500wd in-class presentation (25%) and seminar participation (10%) and 1000wd book review (25%) and 2500wd essay (40%)

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