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GOVT-734 Democratization/Democrtc Inst Course Level: Graduate

Democratization: Past, Present, Future (3) This course helps students construct a cognitive road map of the extensive literature on democracy and democratization. The course mostly addresses recent processes (those of the last 25 years) of democratization, which have been concentrated in the developing world. In particular, the focus is on empirical examples from Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. After defining and measuring democracy, the class discusses democracy's causes and out puts, considers hybrid (with authoritarian and democratic characteristics) regimes, and democratic political institutions including government branches, political parties, electoral systems, and civil society groups. Prerequisite: GOVT-730 or GOVT-732.

GOVT-734-001
Term: Fall 2018 Regular Term
Course Level: Graduate
GOVT-734-001
Term: Spring 2019 Semester
Course Level: Graduate
Restriction: PhD program.