This unit introduces the government and politics of modern China. The primary focus will be on ideology, leadership, institutions and political processes of the People's Republic. We explore politics of social groups, major issue areas in Chinese politics, the Cultural Revolution and the politics of reform.
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
1x 1000wd Exam (30%), 1x 2500wd Essay (40%), 1x Tutorial Participation (10%), 1x 500wd Tutorial debate (10%), 3x 500wd In-class quizzes (10%)
12 credit points at 2000 level in International Relations or 12 credit points at 2000 level in Politics or 12 senior credit points from Government and International RelationsProhibitions
GOVT2424 or GOVT2402