150025 PS Anthropological perspectives to the study of the family and the state in contemporary China (M2 PR) (2021W)
- Registration is open from We 01.09.2021 10:00 to We 29.09.2021 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Fr 29.10.2021 10:00
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
UPDATE (25.11): In line with the recommendation from the dept. of East Asian Studies, the class on 16.12 will also take place online.UPDATE (19.11): Due to the new regulations, the first three classes will be held online. Please see Moodle page for the link to join.This course will be held in person, following up to date guidance from the university/department.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
25% Regular participation in and preparation for each seminar. If a student is absent more than TWICE they cannot be graded on seminar participation.
35% Seminar presentationStudents will be asked to have a tentative title for the term paper ready on the final week of the course and a short tentative list of a few sources that will be used for the paper. The teacher will be available for (online) office hours to discuss general questions such as those related to the writing of an analytical research paper; conducting research for it; and how to choose a good topic/title.Depending on the number of registered students, the presentations will be individual or group work. This will be discussed on the first class.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
(2)苏力著 (2000)。《送法下乡 : 中国基层司法制度硏究》。北京市 : 中国政法大学出版社。
(3) Cohen, M.L. (2005). "Kinship, contract, community, and State: Anthropological Perspectives on China". Stanford: Stanford University Press.
(4) Steinmüller, H. (2017). "Concealing and Revealing Senses of Justice in Rural China", in Brandtstädter, S. and Steinmüller, H., (eds.) "Popular Politics and the Quest for Justice in Contemporary China". Routledge.
(5) Hong Fincher, L. (2014). "Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China". London: Zed Books.
(6) Pia, A. E. (2016). "“We Follow Reason, Not the Law:” Disavowing the Law in Rural China". PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Vol.39(2), pp.276-293.
(7) Yan, Y. (2003). "Private Life Under Socialism: Love, Intimacy, and Family Change in a Chinese village, 1949-1999". Stanford: Stanford University Press.
*** further readings for each seminar will be posted on moodle.