Political Science and International Affairs
Using Legal Advice Websites to Analyze Law and Politics in the People's Republic of China
This project uses Chinese legal advice websites (which function in a manner similar to Quora or Yahoo Answers) as an untapped resources for analyzing the political and legal systems of contemporary China. It is an ideal project for students looking to gain experience in any of the following:
1. the study of China
2. the disciplines of political science or legal studies
3. big data and data analytics
The project requires a students with one or both of the following skills:
1. native or near-native speaker of Chinese and/or
2.the ability to code Python for web scraping.
There are no coursework or GPA requirements and the number of hours can be made flexible for the right candidate.
June 2017 - ongoing