Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024


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ASIA 377 001 (CRN: 24959)


Department: Asian Studies
Instructor: Lewis, Steven
Meeting: 7:00PM - 9:50PM W (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 22
Section Enrolled: 8
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 22
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 18
Enrollment data as of: 24-JUL-2024 9:31AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
2:00PM - 5:00PM R
Description: This course explores the range of theories and empirical research methodologies from comparative political science, political-economy, and Asian studies commonly applied to understanding Chinese politics: political participation, political organizations, collective action and popular protest, political culture, and political institutional change. This course will be a seminar requiring weekly presentations, extensive readings at the graduate level in social science, and an original research paper. There is no prerequisite for this course, but participants are assumed to already possess extensive knowledge of Chinese history, culture, and society. Cross-list: POLI 377. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ASIA 377 if student has credit for ASIA 489/POLI 489.