POLSCI 140 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
Winter 2017, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Advisory Prerequisites:
Primarily for first- and second-year students.
Other Course Info:
F, W.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course is an introduction to the social scientific study of comparative politics. We will cover a number of questions relevant to understanding the world today. Why are some countries democratic and others authoritarian? What are the explanations for rapid growth and development in some parts of the world, but not others? How are racial, ethnic, and class divisions dealt with in different societies? How do different types of political institutions affect outcomes such as inequality, political participation, and regime stability?

Course Requirements:

Students are evaluated via in-class quizzes, a mid-term and final exam, and one writing assignment.

Schedule

POLSCI 140 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
11890
Open
1
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Note: STUDENTS ARE AUTO-ENROLLED IN LECTURE WHEN THEY ELECT A DISCUSSION.
002 (DIS)
 In Person
11891
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
11892
Closed
0
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
11893
Closed
0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
11894
Closed
0
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
29842
Closed
0
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
35067
Open
1
 
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W 5:00PM - 6:00PM

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