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as of 12/14/2017

CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: China - Beijing Normal University - 'Beijing Normal Univ.'
UC Course SubjectSociology
Number & Suffix: 105
Full UC Title: CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT IN CHINA 
Transcript Title: CONTEMPORARY CHINA 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course provides historically informed, up to date knowledge of the structures, institutions, and processes shaping contemporary Chinese society and social change; draw on key concepts in sociology and anthropology to evaluate debates about the nature of contemporary Chinese society, the relationship between historical continuity and change or development in Chinese society, and major social issues facing China. Specific topics include beliefs and values, Chinese politics, the Chinese economy, social institutions, education, social stratification and inequalities, kinship and 'guanxi', changing family forms, environment and health, and Chinese NGOs and global citizenship. In addition to required readings assigned for each week, there are several recommended readings. The course also uses fictional and documentary films, short stories and novels, and reports. Assessment: lecture and tutorial attendance and participation, presentation, final exam or paper. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY DEVELOPMENT OF CHINA 
Partner University Department: Business 
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