POLSCI 140 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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:

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?

This course is in the Comparatives subfield.

Course Requirements:

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

POLSCI 140 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11837
Open
15
 
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
P
11838
Open
1
 
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W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
11839
Open
1
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
11840
Open
1
 
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W 5:00PM - 6:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
11841
Open
1
 
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
11842
Open
1
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
11843
Closed
0
 
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Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
11844
Open
4
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
009 (DIS)
P
11845
Open
1
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
27839
Open
3
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
011 (DIS)
P
27840
Open
2
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
012 (DIS)
P
28795
Closed
0
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
013 (DIS)
P
28796
Closed
0
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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