2017-2018 Catalog

POLS 320 Advanced Theories of Comparative Politics

Critical examination of the major substantive concerns methods and purposes of comparative politics focusing on broad "macro-level" analytical concepts (e.g. modernization and political development dependency and world system perspectives revolution and political violence political culture and elites) rather than descriptive information about particular political systems. However a few political systems will be studied and used as cases for methodological discussions.


4 units