Fall 2006 not offered
|Certificates: International Relations|
After a brief review of the character of the Soviet political and economic system, the course moves on to analyze the reasons for the collapse of the USSR. In the second half we examine the challenges facing President Putin, and politics and economics of the new states that have emerged in the former Soviet Union.
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|Course Format: Lecture/Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIR)(GOVT)(GOVT-Comparativ)(REES-MN)(REES-Lang/Lit/C)(REES-Social Sci)
Hedrick Smith, THE RUSSIANS
Boris Yeltsin, MY STRUGGLE FOR RUSSIA
S. White (ed.) DEVELOPMENTS IN RUSSIAN AND POST SOVIET POLITICS
Lilia Shevtsova PUTIN'S RUSSIA
|Examination and Assignments: |
Midterm, term paper, short assignments.