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GOVT-432 Pol Inst& Process in Sel Count Course Level: Undergraduate

Political Institutions and Processes in Selected Countries (3) Topics vary by section. The nature of political institutions and processes of specific countries, such as Great Britain, Germany, France, the former Soviet Union, Israel, Iran, Greece, India, Turkey, and Mexico. Repeatable for credit with different topic. Prerequisite: GOVT-130 or GOVT-231 or GOVT-232. Restriction: minimum 2.5 GPA.

GOVT-432-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Contemporary African Politics
Contemporary African Politics (3) This course is an introduction to the politics of Sub-Saharan Africa in the post-independence period. This is a comparative politics course, and most of the articles read are written by political scientists and economists. Rather than focusing on the internal politics of particular countries, the focus is on the academic study of contemporary African politics. Students are expected to have some background in political science, but they need not have any prior knowledge of Africa. Meets with GOVT-696 003.
GOVT-432-002
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Undergraduate
Section Title: Politics/Pub Policy in Israel
Politics and Public Policy in Israel (3) Israel's parliamentary democracy is a mosaic in which ethnic, class, religious; national and migration considerations play a dynamic part in the intricacies of the political system. This course provides an overview of the geopolitical history of Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict from the pre-state era until the present, and also an introduction to the principles that guide Israel's political system and the cleavages in Israeli society which greatly affect developments and trends in politics and policy. Meets with ISR-496 002.