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OSPHONGK 14: China's Strategic and Diplomatic Cultures

This course looks at the ways in which diplomacy and strategy have developed in the Chinese context. It examines Chinese strategic and diplomatic cultures through key historical texts, case studies, and contested ideas about Chinese approaches to international politics in peace and war. A theme of the course will be the question of how history and culture are understood in the present and what this can tell us about contemporary China.nnCUHK Course code: CHES3006nEnrollment limited.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4

OSPHONGK 15: State and Market in Modern China

This course examines the political economy of China's development from the perspective of state-market relations. It situates China's case in the broader context and debates on the role of the state and markets in economic development and transition. It will cover topics including the political logic of China's economic reform, the institutional foundations of China's growth miracle, China's corporate sector reforms, China's industrial and innovation policy, corruption/anti-corruption, China's integration into the world economy, Chinese financial reforms, among others. Students will gain a deeper understanding of why and how China has reformed and grown rapidly; and to what extent China's experience may be generalized as a model for other developing countriesnnCUHK Course code: CHES2109nEnrollment limited
Terms: Aut | Units: 4

OSPHONGK 20: Financialization and China's Development

This course examines the political economy of China's transition and development from the perspective of financialization. It situates China's case in the broader context and debates on the role of financialization in reshaping the contemporary socio-economic governance and the relations between the financial sector and real sector economy. It will cover topics including the logics of financialization, financial repression and financial liberalization, China's financial governance, industrial policy and financialization, corporate governance, commercial banking and shadow banking, development finance, capital market, public investment, law and finance, risk management, innovation and regulation as well as RMB internationalization.nnCUHK Course code: CHES3011nEnrollment limited
Terms: Aut | Units: 4

OSPHONGK 25: Cultural History of China

Multi-disciplinary approach to the study of Chinese cultural history conceived of as a succession of modes of rationality (philosophical, bureaucratic, and economic processes of rationalization). Focus on the moments of paradigm shift from one mode of rationality to another. For moment, examine cultural facts and artifacts¿thought, literature, ritual¿in relationship to changing social, political, and economic systems. This semester, focus on the emergence of modern China in the Song-Yuan (960-1368) and of today's China 1850 to the present. How the modern attack on religion, redefined as "superstition", led not only to religious reform movements but also to a society in which science and the nation became the primary value systems promoted by the state.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-A-II

OSPHONGK 28: An Introduction to the Development of Science and Technology in China

Science and technology in China from antiquity to the present is surveyed through the study of selected topics in some depth. Particular emphasis is given to science and technology as a window to appreciate certain aspects of Chinese culture and history. Two important questions are explored through contrasting China with the West: the conditions for the development of modern science and the central role of science and technology in modernization.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4

OSPHONGK 29: The Rise of China in the Global Context I: Diplomacy, Trade, and Soft Power

The "Rise of China" from the perspective of Global Governance, shedding light on its diplomatic, trade and cultural relations with others in the Global Community. Critical analysis of the transformation of Chinese foreign policies since the establishment of the People's Republic of China and the momentum behind this change of practices. Topics include: history and evolution of Chinese foreign policies; analytical framework of policy-making process in China, particularly in handling foreign and security affairs; foreign relations with both the developed and developing nations; booming economy and integration with the global economy; assessment of the rhetoric of "Peaceful Rise" and "Charm Offensive" with reference to the Confucius Institute.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI

OSPHONGK 30: Investigating Hong Kong Through Multidisciplinary Lens

ntroduction to Hong Kong society with a particular focus on the social and cultural dynamics of contemporary Hong Kong. Some of the central questions include: What is so unique about Hong Kong? How do a Hong Kong in the past and some of the special features of the Hong Kong society contribute to a transforming China? Topics may include: (1) historical trajectory of Hong Kong; (2) identity formation: from migrants to local Hong Kong; (3) the making of Hong Kong: urban development as a case; (4) the paradise of capitalism and the Hong Kong miracle; (5) governance and politics; (6) foodways and heritage; (7) religion and folk beliefs; (8) the great transformation: Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area initiatives
Terms: Aut | Units: 2

OSPHONGK 41: Introduction to Creative and New Media

Introduction to the creative aspects of the mass media, media art, new media and popular culture. Enhance students' creative, aesthetic as well as intellectual ability to evaluate different media art forms and expression. Topics include art theory, aesthetics, theories on creativity, technical and commercial aspects of various forms of production and popular culture.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-CE

OSPHONGK 42: Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Society

Examination of gender and sexuality from a contemporary and regional perspective. Based on a cross-cultural perspective, read and analyze different meanings of gender and sexuality, and how these meanings are constructed. How gender relations and sexual politics are related with historical backgrounds, cultural heritage, market expansion, ideological shifts, and capitalist dynamics in a context of modernization campaigns and globalization processes. The topics of gender and sexuality interwoven with that of migration, work, family, popular culture, mass media, and consumerism.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-ED, WAY-SI

OSPHONGK 44: Medical Sociology

From a sociological perspective, dissect issues such as conflicts between patients and doctors; safety of medical treatments and reliability of medical knowledge; inequality in health and longevity; and ever-increasing health care spending. Questions such as: What counts as illness? How do people understand illness? How does illness affect people's life? Who gets ill and why? What is the role of medical technology in fostering health? Why do doctors and patients have trouble communicating? How should health care systems be organized? Also examine some of these issues in the contexts of Chinese societies, such as China and Hong Kong with comparative perspectives.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: WAY-SI
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