POLS 203. Comparative Political Systems

A comparative analysis of the governments and politics of modern nation-states. First, a method of comparative analysis will be established. Then the student will analyze a selection of systems of government and politics from each area of the world. Areas will include advanced industrial states, developing regions and regimes in transition. Objectives of this course include increasing familiarity different types of political systems, structures, ideologies and conflicts. 
Offered: Fall
Credits: 3
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