Comparative Government II

3.00 crs.

This course focuses on non-Western political and socioeconomic realities. The course analyzes the effects of colonial histories, relationships with the West, differences in sociopolitical transition, conflicts between traditional culture and globalization, variances in institutional development, and critical political challenges facing each country. The course focuses on diversity of global political experiences through an exploration of five countries that are in a current state of economic and political change—Brazil, South Africa, Iran, Russia, China.

Course Prerequisite

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite