2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
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2010-2011 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

Type of Course: Lecture, Discussion
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.

Cross Listed: GEOG 107 , ID107

Instructor: Ms. Aoyama

When Offered: Offered every year

Faculty: Yuko Aoyama, Ph.D. - Associate Professor of Geography