2006 HMA102 Asia: Transformation and Change

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HMA102 H,L

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H On Campus 17-JUL-2006 10-AUG-2006 04-SEP-2006 20-OCT-2006
Sem 2 L On Campus 17-JUL-2006 10-AUG-2006 04-SEP-2006 20-OCT-2006

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [R2B] [R3A]
This unit can be taken in other courses
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DESCRIPTION

Is primarily concerned with the emergence of modern Asia. The unit begins with an analysis of European colonialism, its economic effects and cultural assumptions. Japan was the first Asian country to industrialise and modernise and the unit explores the ways Japan made this transition. The 20th century has been one of profound change and the unit considers the major events, people, and social, economic and political developments in Asia. Topics include: Orientalism, European ideas about Asia, nationalism, Marxism, independence movements and struggles, capitalism in Asia, socialism in Asia, regionalism and the emergence of the Asia Pacific.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 2-hr exam in Nov (40%), tutorial participation (10%), 4 minor assignments (50%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 hrs lectures, 1 tutorial weekly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H,L
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Video conferencing - H,L
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
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TEXTS

Recommended Texts
Nicholas Knight, Understanding Australia's Neighbours

STAFF: Dr P Allen, Prof B Hatley

FEES
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