Clark W. Sorensen
Comparative study of social change in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam since 1945. Concentration on small-scale social units in rural and urban areas under both communist and capitalist political systems. Recommended: two history or anthropology of East Asia courses. Offered: jointly with ANTH 449.
Students will learn about changes in family, rural, and urban social organization in China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam since approximately 1975.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures, readings, discussion, papers.
Be a good reader and listener who can organize his/her thoughts to answer questions.
Class assignments and grading
Assignments will include weekly response papers, two in-class essay exams, and a paper/book review.
30% two midterms, 25% paper, 15% response papers.