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Chinese Politics (POLISCI 348)

Requirements: 
GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI
148

China, one of the few remaining communist states in the world, has not only survived, but has become a global political actor of consequence with the fastest growing economy in the world. What explains China's authoritarian resilience? Why has the CCP thrived while other communist regimes have failed? How has the Chinese Communist Party managed to develop markets and yet keep itself in power? What avenues are there for political participation? How does censorship work in the information and 'connected' age of social media? What are the prospects for political change? How resilient is the part in the fave of technological and economic change? Materials will include readings, lectures, and selected films. This course has no prerequisites. (Graduate students register for 348.)

Subject: 
POLISCI
Course ID: 
122 944
Grading: 
Letter or Credit/No Credit