Answer any TWO of the following essay questions. Each answer must be no shorter than six full pages (double-spaced, Times New Roman #12), excluding the cover page and bibliography
This take-home exam is to test your knowledge on Chinese political development and your critical thinking and analytical skills. I expect you to be able to make insightful analyses based on comprehension of literature (both from and beyond the course) and concrete evidence. Your essays should also be structured with an introduction and a conclusion. Please do pay attention to avoid plagiarism issues.
2. Promoting soft power has been an important part of China’s foreign policy strategy in recent years. How effective is the soft power strategy and what are its challenges?