POL354H1: Politics and Society in Russia

Hours: 
24L

Explores tensions between democracy and authoritarianism after communist rule. Topics include: legacy of Soviet Union; political leadership; presidential power and executive - legislative conflict; federalism; elections and parties; civil society; ethnonationalism; corruption and organized crime.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 POL credit

Exclusion: 

POL354Y5

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)