Oct 20, 2019  
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SO 215 - China in Transition


Credits: 3
An exploration of changes in Chinese society as a result of China’s transition from a socialist planned economy to a more market-oriented economy since 1978. Specifically, students will learn the sociological theories on market transition, examine the process of privatizing formerly state-owned enterprises, discuss the role of the state and social networks, and analyze how the reforms have affected Chinese culture, migration, social classes, genders, ethnic minorities, the environment, and the global order.
Prerequisites: A sociology gateway course (SO 101  or SO 201  or SO 202  or SO 203  or SO 204 ) or AS 101 .
Note(s): (Fulfills non-western culture and social sciences requirements).
X. Hou



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