Russian Politics: From Communism to Capitalism
as Politics 209f)
was transformed by Communist revolution into a global super-power
that challenged the dominant ideologies of liberalism and nationalism.
It became a powerful alternative to capitalism. In 1991, this
state collapsed and underwent an economic, political, and cultural
revolution. What explains the Soviet Union's success for 70
and its demise in 1991? What sort of country is Russia as it enters
the twenty-first century? Is it a democracy? How has Russian's
affected ordinary people and Russia's relationship to the West?
Social Sciences III-A requirement; S. Jones; 4 credits; enrollment
limited to 25
Tu.Th. 20.40- 3.55