China is one of most dynamic and important countries in the world today.  As it transitions from dynastic rule to communism/socialism to a socialist market economy, China has undergone revolution, reform and the most rapid economic and social change experienced in the last century.  These rapid changes along with its security and economic importance, makes China an interesting and necessary topic for all political scientists and those interested in international affairs.                                                                                                                           Source: The Economist.

         This course provides a comprehensive understanding of Chinese Economy, Politics & Foreign policy. This course is designed to survey major topics of the Foreign Policy, Economy & Politics of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The course aims to acquaint students with knowledge of China’s involvement in world affairs in historical and contemporary perspectives and train them with an analytical understanding of the dynamics of China’s foreign policy.