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Contemporary Chinese Politics (Module)

Module description

This module aims to introduce students to relevant political science theories for the analysis of China’s political system and institutional development, based on a historical overview of politics since the early 20th century. It explores key debates in areas including traditional culture and institutions of governance, political experiments in socioeconomic transformation, transition to capitalism, rural development, state-society relations and contentious politics, political pluralisation and administrative reforms and China-Taiwan relations.

Please note module information is indicative and may change from year to year.  

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

10 x 2 hour lecture/seminar

Module assessment - more information

Not applicable

Key information

Module code 7YYC0005

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework oral examination/s presentation/s

Credit value 20

Semester Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module Yes