Mary P. Callahan
Title of Special Topics Course: POLITICAL DEADLOCK AND REFORM IN SOUTHEAST ASIA.
This class will examine processes of political reform and deadlock in Southeast Asia over the last thirty years. The class will cover the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia and Burma. Given the dramatic recent changes in Burma’s politics, we will spend extended time analyzing events as they are unfolding there.
Prerequisite: Students should have taken at SISSE343/POLS343 and at least one other class in modern Southeast Asian history, politics or anthropology.
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General method of instruction
Students should have taken SISSE343/POLS343 (Politics and Change in Southeast Asia) plus at least one other course on modern Southeast Asian history, anthropology, ethnomusicology, etc.
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