2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 23, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GEOG 107 - Miracles of Asia: Economic Growth in Global Contexts


Explores the reasons behind the rapid rise of Asian economies and their sudden crises. Discussions include the impacts of rapid industrialization on the standard of living, housing, role of the state, multinational corporations, urban problems and ethnic relations in east, southeast and south Asian countries. Examines the role of Japan and the United States in Asia’s industrialization, the impacts of colonialism in socio-economic-political transformation in the Asia-Pacific region, business-government relations in Newly Industrializing Economies, and the recent phenomenal growth of China and India. Fulfills the Global Comparison Perspective.

Course Designation/Attribute: GP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every year