Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1.5-hour lecture and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: 8.5 hours per week: Total time commitment 102 hours
|Prerequisites:||Completion of at least 12.5 points of second year history or asian studies|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||131-062 Making China Modern|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Justin Tighe
The history of 20th century China is explored via a study of major events linked to modernizing and nation-building projects. Changes in political organisation, material culture and understandings of self and community are traced from the end of the Chinese empire through the Republican era, &.Acirc..&.ldquo..Liberation,&.Acirc..&.rdquo.. the Cultural Revolution, and the Reform era, leading up to China"s successful bid for the 2008 Olympics. Through readings in primary source materials and reflective articles, students are asked to think about both internal and external influences on the trajectory of change in recent Chinese history.
|Assessment:||A research essay of 2000 words 45% (due mid-semester), a 2-hour exam of 2000 words 45% (end of semester) and tutorial participation 10%. Hurdle requirement: students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to pass this subject.|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Asian Studies |
Asian Studies Major
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