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Democracy (POSC215)

Course description

This course is an introduction to democracy, the most common regime type in the world today. It begins with core debates in the study of democracy: how to define democracy, why some countries democratize and others remain authoritarian, and why democracies sometimes break down. It then covers key features of democratic systems such as parties, elections, and legislatures, and examines how political institutions, social cleavages, and economic inequality influence the democratic process. The c...


Pre-requisites

Seminar Required

Graded, 1.0 Credit Units


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