Apr 22, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

POL 295-02 - Special Topic: Politics of South Asia

4 credits (Fall)
This course provides an overview of the political landscape of South Asia, including the countries of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bhutan. We will explore the differences in independence, political institutions, parties, elections, state building, and conflict. In particular we will ask about the role of religion, ethnicity, nationalism, and economic development in the countries of this region, and explore why and how countries with relatively similar pasts have developed differently.

Prerequisite: POL 101 .
Instructor: Schoenecker