Chinese Politics (INTNLREL 158, POLISCI 148)
Fu, Y. (TA)
Liu, V. (TA)
Oi, J. (PI)
China, one of the few remaining communist states in the world, has not only survived, but has become a global political actor of consequence with the fastest growing economy in the world. Why has the CCP thrived while other communist regimes have failed? What explains China's authoritarian resilience? What are the limits to such resilience? How has the Chinese Communist Party managed to develop markets and yet keep itself in power? How does censorship work in the information and 'connected' age of social media? How resilient is the party state in the face of technological and economic change? Materials will include readings, lectures, and selected films. This course has no prerequisites. This course fulfills the Writing in the Major requirement for Political Science and International Relations undergraduate majors. PoliSci majors should register for POLISCI 148 and IR majors should register for INTNLREL 158. Graduate students should register for POLISCI 348.
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Development and Growth Policies