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David M Bachman
SISEA 532
Seattle Campus

The Chinese Political System

Examination of key approaches, interpretations, and secondary literature in the study of contemporary Chinese politics. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with POL S 532.

Class description

In depth knowledge of the various institutions, structures and issues in contemporary Chinese politics.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Reading and discussion (seminar)

Recommended preparation

General background in Chinese domestic politics

Class assignments and grading

1 book per week of reading, brief book reviews and term paper

Discussion/participation 20% Short papers 25% Term paper 55%


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Myrna Torrie
Date: 06/19/1998