Globalisation and China

Subject 110-591 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 1 2-hour seminar per week
Total Time Commitment: 24 contact hours. Estimated total time commitment (including non-contact time) 120 hours.
Prerequisites: Admission to the MA in International Studies or MA in Asian Societies.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Lewis William Mayo


Dr Gao Jia

Dr Lewis Mayo

Subject Overview: This subject looks at the relationship between China and economic, social and cultural globalization from two perspectives: the movement of people, products and ideas from abroad into China and the movement of people, products and ideas from China to other parts of the world. A key focus will be the Chinese diaspora communities in Australia and elsewhere and their response to and involvement with globalization processes. The course will survey the scholarly literature on globalization and China and on the Chinese diaspora from a range of disciplinary perspectives, and will also involve a major original research project.
Objectives: • Demonstrate research skills through competent use of the library and other information sources
Assessment: Research-based essay writing equivalent to 5000 words (100%)
Prescribed Texts: Materials supplied by the Asia Institute.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: • Show critical thinking and analysis through recommended reading, essay writing and classroom discussion
• Demonstrate understanding of social, ethical and cultural contexts of knowledge

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