2012-2013 Catalog 
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GOVT 173 CM - Politics of Eastern Europe and Russia

This course examines the fundamental questions of postcommunist transformation. By investigating the political and economic transitions in several East European countries, including among others Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Romania, students will gain a better understanding of the radical changes that have taken place in post-Communist Europe after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The course is divided into four sections: historical background, democratization and political transition, the political economy of market reform, and issues of national identity.

Prerequisite: GOVT 020 CM 

Offered: Every other year

Credit: 1

Course Number: GOVT173 CM