Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 223

Comparing Democracy and Government in World Politics


Description

How do political systems operate around the world? Examines political institutions and avenues for political participation across various countries and regime types. Explores issues like why democracies choose presidential systems over parliamentary systems, why proportional representation might be preferable to majoritarianism, why radical political parties emerge and, how and why we make cross-national comparisons.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

POLITICS 223: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations or 60 points in BA courses, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points in Global Politics and Human Rights, or approval of Academic Head or nominee

Restrictions

POLITICS 323


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