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2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
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PSC 118 - Political Economy of Turkey

Semester Hours: 3
Periodically
This is an interdisciplinary course focusing on the nation of Turkey, and exploring the conflicts in Turkish society between modern and traditional, secular and religious, and rich and poor. Particular attention is paid to the young and dynamic nature of the country, and classes cover a broad range of topics examining Turkey’s history and its modern political structure. Among the topics to be studied are, the attempts over the past two hundred years to modernize Turkey, the social and political conflicts these attempts have generated, the domestic and international political difficulties the country is faced with, and the nature of its recent economic problems. Required readings are drawn from a variety of sources and disciplines in the social sciences.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Same as ECO 118 .





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