Comparative Democratic Development

POLSCI 353

The past three decades have witnessed an unprecedented upsurge in democratic forms of rule in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Middle East. Course explores reasons for this global pattern of political change, analyzes the process of political transition in a variety of empirical settings, and provides comparative perspective on challenges facing political leaders in new democracies. One course.

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, SS