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Seminar | Managing Development and Civil Society in Greater China

Jan 22, 2024 - Jan 26, 2024

This seminar is part of Erasmus+ exchange and open to all status groups. It will be led by Prof. Natalie Wai Man Wong, National Cheng Chi University, Taipei. More information in the course catalogue by the beginning of the semester (winter 23/24).

This course aims to compare and contrast major social development
issues and challenges confronting major societies in Greater China and
examine how state, market and civil society have interacted in
response to the critical development issues. The course will be with
particular reference to discuss how different economic development
strategies adopted by Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and
Taiwan have affected the social development of these societies.
Students will be engaged in studying how civil society has emerged
and developed in these societies, especially examining how and what
major approaches/ measures the governments have adopted to
manage the growing complexity of social problems, the
autonomization of society and the changing role of non-governmental
organizations (NGOs).