POS-282-TE Introduction to Comparative Politics

This exam tests content covered in a one-semester course in comparative politics. It focuses on the public sphere of politics and power relations and the comparison of types of government and political systems. Topics include: basic concepts in social science, comparative political theory and methodology; the nature of the state and comparisons of authoritarian, totalitarian, and democratic state forms; the concept of democracy and democratization; the institutional features of government and governance; how variables shape outcomes in politics; ideology and government policy processes; and a comparison of government structure across regions.

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Semester Hours: 3

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