POLSCI 497 - Undergraduate Seminar in Comparative and Foreign Government
Section: 001 Research Seminar on Politics in the Middle East and North Africa
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Senior standing; primarily for seniors concentrating in Political Science.
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

This course will examine politics and society in the Middle East and North Africa through the lens of disciplinary political science research. Readings will consist of research reports published in leading scholarly journals and in books published by leading university presses. Specific attention will be devoted to political behavior, political processes and institutions, and politically-salient considerations pertaining to governance, religion, gender, and the economy. Emphasis will be placed not only to the assessment of research findings and their significance but also on the logic and methodology of the research. The course will include a research design exercise.

This course is in the Comparative Politics subfield.

Intended Audience:

Seniors majoring in Political Science.

POLSCI 497 - Undergraduate Seminar in Comparative and Foreign Government
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
M 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 9780253223159
Public Opinion in the Middle East Survey Research and the Political Orientations of Ordinary Citizens, Author: Mark Tessler., Publisher: Indiana University Press 2011
ISBN: 9781107632493
Violence, Non-Violence, and the Palestinian National Movement, Author: Wendy Pearlman, Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2011
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