20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module introduces students to different ways of thinking about Chinese society and culture. In particular, we focus on sociological, anthropological and geographical approaches to contemporary Chinese society and culture, showing why and how China is important to current theoretical debates in these disciplines.

Staff Contact: COATES JAMES H
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study, 12 hours of film screenings
Assessment: Course work

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