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INTERNATIONAL SERVICE

SIS-661
Russia and Central Eurasia Core Seminar (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics cover key themes in comparative and regional studies including politics, economy, identity, regional security, civil society, governance, foreign policy, democratization, and globalization in Russia and Central Eurasian countries.

SIS-661
001
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
FALL 2014

Course Level: Graduate

Russia and Central Eurasia Core Seminar (3)

Russia: State and Society

The course presents a new approach to the study of social change and power relations in Russia. It draws upon the work of Michel Foucault and current European scholars in order to re-examine the nature of civil society, political dissent, government, and markets in both a contemporary and historical context.