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Comparative Politics

Course Description

In this course students will be exposed to various theories of comparative politics, learn about comparative research methods, and examine the political, economic and governance systems of countries from around the world including: industrialized democracies, current and former communist regimes, and less developed nations. Countries to be analyzed include the United Kingdom, France, Germany, European Union, Russia, China, Mexico, India, Iran and South Africa. NOTE: This course is offered only in the Fall term.