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Spring 2020
Jun 23, 2021
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POLS 0200 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
Introduces students to the sub-field of comparative politics or politics within states. Topics include types of regimes (i.e., democratic, authoritarian-with-adjectives, totalitarian); transitions to democracy; collapse of democratic regimes; democratizing, revolutionary and ethnic challenges to the state; and globalization. The course also pays attention to modes of analysis in comparative politics. Cases will be drawn from various regions, including Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Extra Credit Graduate, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion Section/Conference, Primary Meeting

Political Science Department

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