• Offered by Australian Centre on China in the World
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Course subject Asian Studies
  • Areas of interest Non Language Asian Studies, Asian Studies
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Jane Golley
  • Mode of delivery Online or In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2016
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China: Wealth and Power (ASIA8514)

During the last four decades, China has undergone a dramatic process of 'economic reform and opening up' under the political leadership of the Communist Party of China. The combination of economic reform and political stability has generated rates of economic growth unprecedented in world history, triggering profound economic and social change within China and substantially altering China's role in an increasingly globalised world. While pursuing 'harmonious development' and a 'peaceful rise', China is confronted with many challenges and conflicts that have emerged as a consequence of rapid growth and change, relating to demographic change (including an ageing population and rising gender imbalances), urbanisation, environmental degradation, human and legal rights, regional security and global trade. This course will address these and other issues in a series of four modules - Reform and Stability, Growth and Change, Conflict and Harmony, and Wealth and Power - in order to provide students with a deep understanding of China's dramatic transformation, and its far-reaching implications for China and the world.

This course is designed to be delivered online. CIW will organise opportunities for on-campus students to interact with lecturers and tutors, including regular office hours and "CIW student days".

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2016 $3252
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2016 $4638
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First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4644 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A
4645 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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