Chinese Society and Culture
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify major contemporary issues in China
- analyse the significance of those issues in their social, cultural and historical contexts
- synthesise research findings and present an argument
- Chinese identity
- Rituals and the life cycle
- Family and marriage
- Gender and sexuality
- Community and neighbourhood
- Status and hierarchy
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This subject provides insights into both the traditional and contemporary Chinese society and culture. It explores the causal factors that help shape China based on cultural artifacts and reflections. The philosophical and cultural underpinnings of various historical, social and cultural phenomena are examined. A cross-cultural comparative angle is adopted and critical thinking is promoted to enable deep thinking.
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- Reflective Journal (40%)
- Essay (40%)
- Presentation (20%)
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