POL5705 - Social Change and Urbanisation in Contemporary China

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2020/21

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

The course aims to enable students to identify the urban and social transformation of Chinese society since the market reforms and to understand its implications for both the development of the country and lives of its people. Major urban and social development issues such as urbanization, rural-urban migration, land use and housing, environmental protection, social re-stratification and inequality, civic society and the changing state-society relations will be examined and evaluated in the context of the changing institutional framework and increasing wealth of the country.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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