REE 335 • Governments and Politics of Russia
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Upper division standing required. Course number may be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Issues of nationalism and state-building facing Russia and its neighbors. Evaluation of the Post-Soviet experience from the perspectives of both domestic and foreign policy. Fulfills the basic Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies requirement in History, Economics, and Government. Prerequisite: 6 semester hours of lower-division coursework in Government.
3 Take home essays 20% each 2 Multiple choice exams 15% each Participation and quizzes 10%
Z. Barany and R. Moser (eds.), Russian Politics: Challenges of Democratization. M. McFaul, Russia's Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin. M. S. Fish, Democracy Derailed in Russia. A course packet containing the readings marked by an asterisk (*) will be available at Paradigm Copies.