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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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STSH 4530 - Indian Politics and Culture

This course explores the roots and consequences of change in India, examining recent economic reforms, technological development, environmental crisis, increasing religious fundamentalism, poverty, population growth, and trends in literature, film, and art. The objective of the course is to provide students with a nuanced understanding of how social, cultural, and political-economic factors interact, complicating efforts to build sustainable modes of governance in the Third World.

When Offered: Fall term alternate years.

Credit Hours: 4

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