ANS 322M • Politics in China-W
8:00 AM-9:30 AM
For students with no particular background in Comparative Politics or Asian government. A flexible paper project encourages building on whatever preparation one brings. Survey of political culture and evolving political institutions in the People's Republic since its 1949 beginning. A good text focusing on national level institutions is supplemented with material on the Chinese revolution, social structure, and local politics from the provinces (many more populous than most countries) down.
4 written exercises-3 pgs. each, analyzing problems related to reading assignments. 55% 10 pg. paper in 3 stages- PROPOSAL for comments and suggestions, mature DRAFT for comments and suggestions, and FINAL PAPER for a grade. 40% Map quiz. 3%
Kenneth Lieberthal, Governing China Joseph Fewsmith, China Since Tiananmen Online articles