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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
Three decades from the fall of the Berlin Wall, we have gained broad perspective on the challenges of societal transformations away from socialism. This course explores the process and social consequences of opening the economies of Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and China to market forces. We will answer questions about how individuals and social systems respond to the particular challenges of rapid economic and political openings, including growing inequality, demographic challenges, and corruption. We will compare the Eastern European and Post-Soviet experiences of these issues with the Chinese experience, and highlight the similarities and distinctions between transformations in these societies.
When Offered Fall.
Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)
Course Subfield (cp)
Regular Academic Session. Combined with: SOC 3430
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRBaker Laboratory 119
- Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.
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