AIS2041 - Political and Social Development in China

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
AIS4011 or AIS2033
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2020/21
Semester B 2021/22 (Tentative)

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course will provide students a fundamental understanding of the role of the Chinese state in contemporary China and its relationship to society. As China's importance has grown significantly in the past, it is necessary to understand both the historical basis of modern China, present institutions and how the state has sought to shape the society and how the society has responded. Using the latest research and various media, students will discuss the implications of China's rise on the Chinese state and its relationship to society.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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