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Chinese Politics and Society (SOC 317B)

GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom

(Doctoral students register for 317B.) This seminar surveys the major turning points that have shaped China's evolution since 1949. The topics covered include the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, the political and economic turning point of the early 1980s, the political crisis of 1989, the restructuring of the state sector since the 1990s, and the patterns of protest that have accompanied the rapid social changes over the past three decades. We will conclude the course with current debates about China's future.

Course ID: 
207 349
Letter or Credit/No Credit