中国政治与公共政策课程详细信息

课程号 02432140 学分 3
英文名称 Chinese Politics and Public Policy
先修课程
中文简介 这门课是针对本科生,尤其是本科留学生特点开设。课程将全面介绍当代中国政治以及公共决策过程。这门课强调中国政治结构,国家与社会的关系。学生将初步了解当代中国政府、政治与社会,并理解当代中国政治与社会各种决策以及社会问题的背景以及处理方法。例如社会运动、环境保护、计划生育、经济改革、政治发展等不同领域。通过这门课的学习,学生全面了解中国政治与社会。
英文简介 This course is an introduction to contemporary political system of China, with a special focus on the policy making process in contemporary China. The emphasis is on China`s political structure, state and society relations. This course aims to provide students with a background on major political events in modern China, and then to investigate the current political issues in China today—environmental civil society activity, problems and benefits associated with continuing economic liberalization, and discourse from within the CCP on political reform.  
开课院系 国际关系学院
通选课领域  
是否属于艺术与美育
平台课性质  
平台课类型  
授课语言 英文
教材 Governing China: From Revolution through Reform,Kenneth Lieberthal,W.W. Norton & Company,2004,Second,0393924920;
China`s Thought Management,Anne-Marie Brady,Routledge,2014,Contemporary China: A History since 1978,ZhengYongnian,Wiley-Blackwell,2013,
参考书 First,1138017000;
First,0470655801;
教学大纲 This course is an introduction to undergraduate level students to explore contemporary political system of China, with a special focus on its policy making process. The emphasis is on China’s political structure, state and society relations. This course aims to provide students with a background on major political events in modern China, and then to investigate the current political issues in China today—environmental civil society activity, problems and benefits associated with continuing economic liberalization, and discourse from within the CCP on political reform.
1. Introduction and Methodology for Researching Chinese Politics
Course description; Syllabus discussion; Presentation assignments

Part I Overview
2. Legacies and Diversity
Sebastian Heilmann: China’s Political System, Rowman & Littlefield, 2017, pp.23-37
Recommend: Elizabeth Perry, “Chinese Concepts of ‘Rights’, From Mencius to Mao—and Now”, Perspectives on Politics, March 2008, Vol. 6/No. 1
3. From Revolution to Development
Tony Saich, Governance and Politics of China, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, chapter 3
4. Political Drivers of Economic Change
Sebastian Heilmann: China’s Political System, Chapter 4
Recommend: Barry Naughton, The Chinese Economy, Chapter 4, pp. 85-111?

Part II Political System and State-Society Relations
5. The Chinese Communist Party
Sebastian Heilmann: China’s Political System, Chapter 2 (pp. 46-92)
? Recommend: Susan Lawrence and Michael Martin, Understanding China’s System, Congressional Research Service, March, 2013
6. Local Autonomy under Central Authority
Sebastian Heilmann: China’s Political System, Chapter 2 (pp.85-104)
Recommend: Tony Saich, Governance and Politics of China, pp. chapter 7
7. States and Society I
Tony Saich, Governance and Politics of China, chapter 9?
Recommend: Zhao Dingxin, The Power of Tiananmen, University of Chicago Press, pp. 39-52
8. States and Society II
Sebastian Heilmann: China’s Political System, Chapter 5 (pp.288-297)
Recommend: Yanqi Tong and Shaohua Lei, Social Protest in Contemporary China, 2003-2010, Routledge, 2014, pp. 18-46, 206-217

Part III Chinese Politics and Public Policy
9.  Decision Making in an Authoritarian Regime
Sebastian Heilmann: China’s Political System, Chapter 3 (pp.153-176)
Recommend: Sebastian Heilmann: China’s Political System, Chapter 6
10. Contemporary Critical Social Issues in China
Elizabeth J. Perry and Mark Selden ed., Chinese Society: Change, conflict and resistance Routledge, 2010, pp. 1-30
11. Nationalism
Gries, Peter Hays “Tears of Rage: Chinese Nationalism and the Belgrade Embassy Bombing.” The China Journal, 45 (July 2001), pp. 25-43
12. Ethnicity and Identity
Neil Collins and Andrew Cottey, Understanding Chinese Politics, Manchester University Press, pp.124-140
Recommend: Sebastian Heilmann: China’s Political System, Chapter 5 (pp.281-285)
13. Cyberspace and Censorship
Greg Austin, Cyber Policy in China, UK, Polity Press, 2014, 1-78
Recommend: Yanqi Tong `||chr(38)||` Shaohua Lei, “War of Position and Microblogging in China”, Journal of Contemporary China, 22:80, 2013, pp.292-311
14. China Faces the Future
Tang Wenfang, “The Surprise of Authoritarian Resilience in China,” American Affairs, Feb 20, 2018
Recommend: Barry Naughton, “China’s Economy: Complacency, Crisis`||chr(38)||` the Challenge of Reform”, pp.14-25
15. Final Exam—in class
Lecture, discussion
1) Class attendance and participation (10%)
Attendance is mandatory. Regular class participation is strongly encouraged for this course. Students will be expected to have completed the week’s reading assignments prior to section. Most readings are available in the course public email box. All electronic materials are for this course use only. Out-of-class circulation is not allowed.

2) Presentation (20%)
Students will be required to do a 15 minutes presentation on selected reading assignment during the course. PowerPoint is strongly recommended. Students are also required to turn in ONE 2 pages review of select reading assignment in class individually. Before turning in the hardcopy in class, the student should circulate his or her review (presentation PowerPoint, if available) to the whole class (to the course public email) by Monday, 5 p.m.
NOTICE: A presentation MUST be finished within 30 minutes.  Overtime will lose 5 points/minute.

3) Term Paper (20%)

Student will be required to submit a 10 pages reflection paper (China Through My Eyes) by the end of the course. This paper should be relevant for the central theme of this course, but no need to be too academic. Students are expected to write a paper which are basis on personal experience, interview or observation in Beijing or other places in China. Any story or personal experience which may be interested you can be applied for your observation paper, for example, ordinary citizens quarrel with police officers.

The due date of the complete paper will be announced toward the end of the semester. Students are strongly encouraged to write the paper as earlier as you can. Early bird is welcomed.
教学评估 雷少华:
学年度学期:16-17-1,课程班:中国政治与公共政策1,课程推荐得分:4.58,教师推荐得分:4.17,课程得分分数段:90-95;
学年度学期:16-17-2,课程班:中国政治与公共政策1,课程推荐得分:4.32,教师推荐得分:4.32,课程得分分数段:85-90;
学年度学期:17-18-1,课程班:中国政治与公共政策1,课程推荐得分:4.58,教师推荐得分:4.58,课程得分分数段:85-90;
学年度学期:17-18-2,课程班:中国政治与公共政策1,课程推荐得分:4.75,教师推荐得分:4.75,课程得分分数段:90-95;
学年度学期:18-19-2,课程班:中国政治与公共政策1,课程推荐得分:0.0,教师推荐得分:9.64,课程得分分数段:95-100;
学年度学期:19-20-2,课程班:中国政治与公共政策1,课程推荐得分:0.0,教师推荐得分:8.47,课程得分分数段:85-90;