COMPARATIVE POLITICAL ECONOMY

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Units: 
4
Section: 
1
Number: 
209A
CCN: 
24735
Times: 
M 12-2pm
Location: 
REMOTE
Course Description: 

This seminar provides an introduction to the major debates in comparative political economy. Although the empirical focus is on the affluent democracies, many of the debates and issues analyzed have implications for other regions. The course is divided into two main parts. The first part examines leading theoretical perspectives on political economy, such as Friedman, Marx, Weber, and Polanyi. The second part of the course is more topical. It probes a number of examples of economic development, crisis, and change, with an eye to assessing alternative theoretical perspectives.

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