China: Political & Economic Development
Sponsor: Northwestern University Office of International Program Development (IPD), in partnership with Peking University
Location: Beijing, China
Description:This program examines modern Chinese political economy from an historical perspective, with courses covering Chinese communism and its influence on Chinese politics and economy before, during, and after the Maoist Era, as well as the evolution of Chinese economic institutions and policies, international trade and foreign investment, and labor practices. Weekly cultural and historical excursions complement classroom content and offer students a glimpse of Beijing's storied past.
Term Notes: 2013 Program Dates: June 24 - August 18
Languages: English, Chinese
Language Requirements:None; however, students take intensive language classes in Mandarin Chinese during the program.
Housing:Double-occupancy, air-conditioned rooms in an international dormitory
Please refer to the IPD Program website for cost information.