POS 220 Introduction to Comparative Political Systems

This course is a comparative examination of the political systems of selected countries in the Western and non-Western areas of the world. It is designed as an introduction to the study of comparative government and the application of techniques of political analysis. The course examines such topics as institutions, electoral systems, principles of governance and causes of political instability and revolution. R, W1, 11 (3 lecture hours) IAI: S5 905