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CONTEMPORARY CHINA: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Hong Kong - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - 'Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)'
UC Course SubjectAsian Studies
History
Number & Suffix: 30
Full UC Title: CONTEMPORARY CHINA: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE 
Transcript Title: CONTEMPORARY CHINA 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course is an introduction to economic, social, and political development of China, primarily since 1978. Topics include Chinese diversity, origin and rise of the Chinese communist movement; military communism to Deng's reform; the Chinese communist party; evolution and erosion of Chinese communist ideology; Marxism-Leninism, Mao's thoughts, Dengism, and the thinking of Jiang Zemin; institutional structure and policy process; hierarchical structures of the party and state; jurisdictions and central-local relationship; the socialist economic system; rural and urban reforms; reforms in the later 1990s; open-door policies, constraints, and problems of the reform; rural and urban divide; the household registration system (hukou) and migration; the work unit and employment in urban China; education and social inequality; social groups in economic transition; population issues; Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tibet, and the future of greater China. Primary text: Barry Naughton, THE CHINESE ECONOMY; David, Shambaugh, CHINA'S COMMUNIST PARTY; and other assigned readings. Assessment: attendance, reading preparation, and quizzes, midterm exam, small research project, final exam. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: CONTEMPORARY CHINA: CONTINUITY AND CHANGE 
Partner University Department: Social Science 
Partner University Course Number: SOSC1350