POLITICS 211

Politics of China


Description

An introduction to China's domestic politics, emphasising changes since 1978. The course explores topics such as political succession; the cadre system and political decision-making at the central, provincial, and local levels; economic development; popular religion and the state; NGOs and the non-state sector; nationalism and ethnic diversity; the role and relevance of ideological legacies; and institutional innovation and authoritarian survival.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for POLITICS 211

This course is not available for students studying remotely, outside Auckland or offshore in 2023.

Availability 2023

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Stephen Noakes

Reading/Texts

Governance and Politics of China (Tony Saich)

Assessment

Coursework and exam

Points

POLITICS 211: 15 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and ASIAN 100, or CHINESE 130 and ASIAN 100