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AIR205 - The Rise of China

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
Unit chair:J Boutin




Incompatible with: AIR305


Online teaching methods require internet access.
You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


What is being referred to as the rise of China is a very complex subject. It involves the ongoing evolution of the domestic political system and economy, and in the role and impact of China in the international system. This unit examines the actors and instruments that constitute the Chinese political and foreign policy system, focusing on the determinants of contemporary trends and developments. The unit considers the impact of domestic and international structural factors that have an impact on Chinese politics and foreign policy. Finally, the unit examines the implications of China's rise in regional and global terms.


2,000 word assessment (50 %) exam (40 %) Seminar participation (10 %)

Unit Fee Information

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Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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