POLS 251 China, Japan, & Korea Politics
Course explores the political development of China, Japan, and the Koreas in a comparative manner. Focus is on the concept of nation-building by examining the linkages between politics and economics in a historical context that emphasizes changing political culture and society brought about by rapid economic modernization. Students will study the cultural and economic underpinnings of state legitimacy and the development of democracy and its impediments. This course will be offered in alternate years. (LA, HO2)
Prerequisite: SoS or 3 s.h. POLS.
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