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DHP P201: Comparative Politics

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the study of comparative politics. The first two weeks of the course will familiarize students with the type of questions that comparative political scientists tackle and the methodological tools that they employ. This week will also concentrate on issues such as concept formation and theory development. The rest of the course will be structured around key research areas in the field of comparative politics such as state formation, nationalism, constitutional structure of states, origins and persistence of political regimes, emergence of political parties and voting, religion and politics, political culture, and political violence.

Course faculty: Katrina Burgess
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Spring 2020

Faculty: Katrina Burgess
Room: Crowe Room (Goddard 310)
Day(s): Tuesday
Time: 3:20 pm - 5:20 pm
SIS number: 24329

Final Exam

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Spring 2021

Faculty: Katrina Burgess
Room: Crowe Room (Goddard 310)
Day(s): Tuesday
Time: 3:20 pm - 5:20 pm

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details