Course title in Estonian
Hiina ühiskond ja poliitika
Course title in English
Chinese Society and Politics
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2020/2021 Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Deepens the knowledge of Chinese society and gives an overview of Chinese politics and political system.
Brief description of the course
The course focuses on various topics of Chinese society, politics and the political system. It introduces Chinese decision-making processes, forms of political participation and the impact politics has to everyday lives. The course program consists of lectures and seminars. Students are expected to participate actively in discussions and write a final essay.
Students independently prepare course literature for each contact hour. They will write one assignment based on this literature and a learning journal summarizing their understanding for every lecture. At the end of the course, students will write an academic essay.
Learning outcomes in the course
In the course, students learn
• to understand how Chinese politics is made
• how politics affects people's lives
• to discuss Chinese politics in an informed, nuanced and multifaceted way
Learning journals and final paper
Kokkuleppel õppejõuga / Must be arranged personally with the lecturer.