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Fall 2017
Nov 17, 2017
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ASST 533 - Ethnic Politics
In an increasingly interconnected world, many societies are becoming more ethnically diverse.  This diversity presents both challenges and opportunities in interethnic relations.  Why are some societies prone to ethnic conflicts while others are able to achieve interethnic cooperation?  Do ethnically heterogeneous societies have less growth or higher inequality than more homogeneous societies?  Are ethnically heterogeneous societies less likely to provide for public goods than homogeneous societies?  In order to answer these questions among others, the course aims to build an understanding of how ethnicity and politics interact from a comparative perspective.  By examining theory and evidence across a wide range of countries, students will learn to employ a rigorous analytical framework with which to analyze ethnic politics across a wide range of cases. 

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Asian Studies Department

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

Mutual Exclusion:
This course carries a mutual exclusion with the following courses; you may not enroll in it if you have completed any of the following with a passing grade:
ASST 710

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