Politics in China

Course #NS3661

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


An examination of the rise of the Chinese Communist Party and the establishment of the Communist state; its domestic achievements and problems; and the special issues posed by Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Xinjiang.

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  • 255

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the goals, policies, and ideologies of the Chinese Communist Party from its foundation to the present.
  • Expound on how different social groups influenced and experienced the mass mobilization campaigns of the Mao era and the subsequent epoch of market reforms.
  • Research a major political or social issue in contemporary China, explain its main trends, and present policy recommendations.
  • Demonstrate competence in critical reading, effective communication, project management, and analytical writing.
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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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