This subject introduces systems of social division in contemporary China, and examines some of the ways in which Chinese society is classified and analysed. The subject is delivered in Chinese. Discussion will be based on original Chinese literary and scholarly sources in English translation, and academic sources produced inside and outside China.
Intended learning outcomes
acquire written communication skills through essay writing and seminar discussion
show attention to detail through essay preparation and writing.
acquire time management and planning skills through managing and organising workloads for recommended reading, essay and assignment completion.
acquire public speaking skills through tutorial and seminar discussion and class presentations.