Politics of China
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.
Lecturer(s) Dr Stephen Noakes
Governance and Politics of China (Tony Saich)
Coursework and exam
POLITICS 211: 15 points
30 points at Stage I in Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and ASIAN 100, or CHINESE 130 and ASIAN 100