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POLS 3303 The Soviet and Post-Soviet Political System

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 47.5.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Historical and comparative study of political institutions and processes in the former USSR and its successor states. Marxist roots of Russian revolution. Causes and consequences of revolutionary degeneration and decline. Nature and contradictions of post-Soviet society.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Political Science 1001 or 1002 or 1003 or 1004 or 1005 or 1006, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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