Capitalism and Socialism Seminar

Section 1, Spring 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 12/20
Credits: 2
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • M
  • 1540-1740
  • SL298
01/24/2022 04/25/2022

Course Description

This course begins with an in-depth explication of the theory and practice of classical socialism (as defined by the Hungarian economist Janos Kornai) in countries such as the former Soviet Union, the PRC, the European Eastern block, Venezuela and selected African countries. It then explains the varieties of capitalism by comparing U.S. style capitalism with European and East Asian capitalist systems.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Along with class participation, students will be graded on a short analytical paper due via EXPO by noon on the last day of the finals period.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

Schedule No.
Law No.
Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Tuesday, April 26, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, May 01, 11:59 PM