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Learning Exercise: Chinese Society since the Death of Chairman Mao

Title:
Chinese Society since the Death of Chairman Mao
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Description:
With the death of founding leaders Chou En-lai and Mao Tse-tung, China has been exposed to increasing foreign influence. This assignment focuses on the changes affecting the Chinese from different walks of life in the 21st century.
Course: World Civilization/China

Info

Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
December 30, 2005

Exercise

Instructions: Read the following sections on the website "China in the Red:" Introduction, Watch the Program (11 parts), Democracy Sooner or Later, Producer Interview, Beijing Music Scene, Faces of a New Era, and Chronology. Write a 5-7 page paper describing the changes underway in modern China and how these changes affect the Chinese people in the 21st century.
Additional Information: None.

Categories

Audience

  • College General Ed
  • College Lower Division
  • High School

Topics

China

Requirements

None.

Learning Objectives

To acquaint students with the changes affecting modern China and Chinese society.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes

None.