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Politics

POLI 380 Asian Politics and Development (1)

Comparative examination of political systems and political economies in Asia, including China, Japan, India, and select countries in Northeast, Southeast and South Asia. Explores key historical and contemporary controversies in Asian politics. Highlights similarities and contrasts in patterns of change in pursuit of an over-arching intellectual inquiry: to what extent, and in what ways, does Asia's experience reflect distinct forms of political and economics modernization?

Prerequisite: Any one of POLI 214, POLI 216, POLI 218; or one modern Asian societies (e.g. ANTH 233; HIST 118, HIST 282, HIST 381, HIST 383, HIST 445; JAPN 201); or instructor consent

  • Offering: Alternate falls
  • Instructor: Felker