POLS 056. Patterns of Asian Development (CP)

Patterns of political, social, and economic development in Asia will be traced, with special focus on China, Japan, North and South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam, and India. Topics include the role of authoritarianism and democracy in the development processes, the legacies of colonialism and revolution and their influences on contemporary politics, sources of state strength or weakness, nationalism and ethnic conflict, gender and politics, and patterns of political resistance.


Professor White is offering this course as an Honors Preparation if taken in conjunction with POLS 058  in Spring 2024. 
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Eligible for ASIA, GLBL-Paired
Fall 2023. White.
Catalog chapter: Political Science  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/political-science

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