AIS4132 - Introduction to India

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
AIS3123 Theories of Development
(Pre-requisties w.e.f. Semester A 2012/13)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

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

This course aims to provide students with an overview of some of the key issues and events in India’s late colonial, independence and contemporary periods, and to familiarize them with India’s main political, economic and social developments since the turn of the 20th century, with principal  emphasis on the contemporary period and current affairs. This course is designed to foster a broad understanding of contemporary India, its domestic and international affairs, in particular in relation to the impact of globalization, and to help students to develop a capacity for independent discovery-oriented research.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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