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2021-2022 Catalog 
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PSCI 210 - Intro to Comp Politics (3)

This course introduces the central concepts and debates in the field of comparative politics. Through the examination of various countries in Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, it will explore topics including variations among industrialized democracies as well as the rise, fall, and transformations of former communist regimes (e.g. the Soviet Union and China). The course will also look at the challenges of the developing world, including the legacy of colonialism, the different paths to democracy, and the problems of economic reform.