GOVERNMENT

GOVT-730
Seminar in Comparative Politics (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Analysis and critique of major theoretical approaches to the study of comparative politics in developed and developing worlds. Historical and theoretical foundations of the nation-state; political issues that arise from social change; and approaches to determining the relative autonomy of state institutions. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: admission to Ph.D. program.

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GOVERNMENT
FALL 2014

Course Level: Graduate

Seminar in Comparative Politics (3)

Survey of Sub-Field

This seminar serves as a comprehensive introduction to the subfield of comparative politics. The course first introduces students to the key concepts and classic debates within the subfield as a whole. It then turns to more specific topics in order to give students a sense of the diversity of empirical work produced by scholars in the subfield.

GOVT-730
Seminar in Comparative Politics (3)

Course Level: Graduate

Analysis and critique of major theoretical approaches to the study of comparative politics in developed and developing worlds. Historical and theoretical foundations of the nation-state; political issues that arise from social change; and approaches to determining the relative autonomy of state institutions. Usually offered every fall.