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Seminar on Democratization

GOVT 303
Spring 2011 not offered
Certificates: International Relations

This seminar reviews the concepts and approaches currently used by scholars of comparative politics. The course examines the role of the state in the modern world; the transition to democracy that is taking place in some countries; and the failure of democracy in others. Through readings and discussion, the seminar will help students understand why politicians create, sustain, and at times even destroy democratic institutions. It will draw upon examples from the 19th century to the present in selected countries from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS GOVT
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: GOVT157 OR GOVT155
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)

Last Updated on APR-13-2024
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