Mar 31, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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POLS 4310 - Politics in Eastern Europe

Discussion of recent political shifts in eastern Europe, from communism through current revolutions/transitions. Special focus on construction of democratic institutions, economics reforms, post-communist justice, and ethnic politics.

Requisites: POLS 1500 or POLS 2300 or POLS 2500 or permission required
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Compare and contrast the experiences of different countries in Eastern Europe.
  • Describe and explain the basic histories and current challenges faced by states in Eastern Europe.
  • Identify the causes and consequences of key moments of social, economic, and political change that have taken place in Eastern Europe.
  • Use theories of comparative politics to analyze and explain political outcomes in Eastern Europe.

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