Politics of China (GOVT2424)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Classes

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

Assessment

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

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

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

Prohibitions

GOVT2402

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