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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLT 212 - Political Economy of Development in Asia

Next Offered: 2019-2020

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS

A survey of relationship of politics and economy in India, China, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea, including: legacies of historical structures; effects of imperialism; state formation; rural development; industrial development; finance; international economic relationships. Key issues include: capitalism vs. state socialism; export-led industrialization vs. import substitution; the position and role of labor. Written work consists of two take-home, open-book essays, and weekly blogs.

Enrollment Limit: 35
Instructor: M. Blecher

This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
East Asian Studies

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