POLI 211 - Comparative Politics and Governments
(BSSD, GEEL, GCP)
This course introduces students to the comparative study of politics and governments. Topics include political culture, participation, government structures, and public policies. The course compares historical processes and current issues facing countries domestically and internationally. Selected countries from both the developed and developing worlds illustrate broader concepts and provide practice in comparative political analysis. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . Three hours each week.
3 semester hours
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Analyze the social/cultural contexts that impact political decision-making in a variety of types of governments.
- Differentiate among the various forms of political articulation and evaluate their effectiveness.
- Utilize research tools to measure differences between system outputs of different political structures.
- Explain the relationship between structures and functions in a given political system.
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