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Explaining China's Rise: Development and Accumulation in Contemporary China

SOC 1870P S01 [CRN: 16477]

Few questions pose more significance to scholars and policymakers than the "rise of China". As scholars grapple with explaining China's rise, they also provide tantalizing previews of the future of Chinese growth, by extension, the future of global economy. This course explores the character, conditions, consequences of the rapid Chinese economic growth that many have termed " capitalism with Chinese characteristics". 3 paradigms for explaining growth: a state-centered approach, a market-oriented approach, Marxist, accumulation-centered approach. 3 parts, each examining a separate paradigm of development, providing case studies this paradigm explains growth in specific industries and sectors of the Chinese economy.
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
20
Primary Instructor
Meetings
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm Mon - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
15 (Dec 15, 2014 9:00am)