General Course Information
1.1 Course details
|Course code:||LLAW6056 /JDOC6056|
|Course name:||Law and Economics of Chinese Capitalism|
|Programme offered under:||LLM Programme / JD Programme|
|Prerequisites / Co-requisites:||No|
|Credit point value:||9 credits / 6 credits|
1.2 Course description
This seminar course is designed to examine law and development in China from comparative and interdisciplinary perspectives. It will cover a series of topics including development experience and lessons, informal and formal institutions, property rights protection and contract enforcement, law and financial development, rule of law, democracy and development, open access orders and interconnected institutions, the capability approach, development in East Asia, and geography, culture and development. Readings will be drawn from legal and social science literature, including but not limited to works from law, economics, and political science. The course consists of theories as well as practice and has a significant research component.
1.3 Course teachers
|Course convenor||Guanghua Yuemail@example.com||CCT 808||By email|
2.1 Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) for this course
CLO 1 Describe and explain critically various theories on law and development.
CLO 2 Engage in the debate on law and development in China and other countries and regions.
CLO 3 Evaluate crucial incidents of legal development in China and its impact on Chinese economy and society.
CLO 4 Understand law and development in China from a historical, comparative and interdisciplinary perspective.
CLO 5 Demonstrate independent thinking on social issues related to law and development in China and the world.
2.2 LLM and JD Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
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2.3 Programme Learning Outcomes to be achieved in this course
|PLO A||PLO B||PLO C||PLO D||PLO E||PLO F|
3.1 Assessment Summary
|Assessment task||Due date||Weighting||Feedback method*||Course learning outcomes|
|Attendance||N/A||10%||1, 2, 3, 4, 5|
|Participation or presentation||TBC||20%||1, 2, 3, 4, 5|
|Final paper||11 Dec 2023||70%||1, 2, 3, 4, 5|
|*Feedback method (to be determined by course teacher)|
|1||A general course report to be disseminated through Moodle|
|2||Individual feedback to be disseminated by email / through Moodle|
|3||Individual review meeting upon appointment|
|5||In-class verbal feedback|
3.2 Assessment Detail
To be advised by convenor.
3.3 Grading Criteria
Please refer to the following link: https://www.law.hku.hk/_files/law_programme_grade_descriptors.pdf
4.1 Learning Activity Plan
|Seminar:||3 hours / week for 12 teaching weeks|
|Private study time:||9.5 hours / week for 12 teaching weeks|
Remarks: the normative student study load per credit unit is 25 ± 5 hours (ie. 150 ± 30 hours for a 6-credit course), which includes all learning activities and experiences within and outside of classroom, and any assessment task and examinations and associated preparations.
4.2 Details of Learning Activities
To be advised by convenor(s).
|Reading materials:||Reading materials are posted on Moodle|
|Core reading list:||TBA|
|Recommended reading list:||TBA|
Please refer to the following link: http://www.law.hku.hk/course/learning-resources/