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Dr. Martha Selby, Chair 120 INNER CAMPUS DR STOP G9300 WCH 4.134 78712-1251 • 512-471-5811

Spring 2007

ANS 322M • Politics in China-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
30475 TTh
8:00 AM-9:30 AM
PAR 1
Bennett, G.

Course Description

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.

Grading Policy

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%

Texts

Kenneth Lieberthal, Governing China Joseph Fewsmith, China Since Tiananmen Online articles

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