POL3703 - Labour and the State in China

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
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 aims to introduce students to the changing nature of employment practices in China, including human resource issues and the social organisation of work units in Mainland China. This will include an outline of the historical, legal, political and social context in which labour relations takes place in contemporary China, to cultivate a critical understanding the ways history, power and culture help define relationships between individuals. An understanding of the place of conflict and conflict avoidance in modern enterprise management will also be given.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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