PubPol 716

PubPol 716: Introduction to Chinese Policy

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Winter 2023
Winter 2023
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This course will introduce students to China and its policy and economic environments. Drawing on the expertise of Ford School faculty and outside guests, each class will focus on a different policy area. Themes will include (but are not limited to):

1) Government and civil society (including the Beijing bureaucracy, local politics, and the role
of advocacy groups);
2) Economic development (including business, the emergence of a middle class, and rural development projects);
3) Environmental issues (including the Three Gorges Dam, pollution problems, and "green" energy projects); and
4) US/China relations (including Chinese perceptions of the west, international security issues such as Taiwan, and trade).



This class meets in the second half of the semester (March 6 – April 18, 2023)
Add/drop deadline: Monday, March 20

Non-Ford students can register for Ford electives beginning December 6