This unit introduces students to essential elements of Chinese culture and contemporary society. The unit is structured along broadly chronological lines. It begins with the early 20th century, and the development of post-imperial concepts of Chinese identity, and goes through the Mao period, with its highly ideological notions of like, subjectivity and Communist modernity, to contemporary China today, and the notion of Chinese consumer society, global China, and the transformation of post-Mao Chinese culture.
|Unit name||Chinese Culture and Society|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts and Law
School of Humanities
|Discipline||Global Cultures and Languages|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $1,903.00||091515|
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2 hr seminar weekly (13 wks)
2-hr exam (40%), 2000-word research essay (40%), one 500-word literature review (10%), MyLo online quiz (10%)
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