Who is this class for: Anyone interested in understanding China through its empirical data may join.

Created by:  The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • James Z. Lee

    Taught by:  James Z. Lee, Dean and Chair Professor of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Commitment4 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 8 ratings

This course was very well put together and expanded my knowledge of both Chinese and non-Chinese society elements. It was also an excellent example of a productive use of data from widely varying sources and what can be learned from carefully analyzing it.