Apr 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANTH 348 - Contemporary China

This course focuses on contemporary China and covers such topics as general situation, family, marriage, citizenship, community institutions, work, religion, ethnicity, education, popular culture, politics, social class, rural-urban inequalities, gender, and social change. ANTH 348 and AST 348 are cross-listed courses; a student may not receive credit for both. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the general situation of China including geography, population, administration, political system, social control, and current development.
  • Recognize how such social institutions in China as families, kinship, marriage, citizenship, household registration, community, and work unit operate.
  • Compare diverse ethnicities in China including the dominant Chineseness, multiple minority groups, and the forms of interethnic relations.
  • Develop concepts and tools for presenting the culture, socialization, religion, education, and modernity in China.
  • Explain underlying sociocultural foundation of class, stratification, rural-urban inequalities, gender issues, and change.

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