What makes this course interesting?

  • Explore governments, politics, and societies from countries around the world including Great Britain, China, Russia, Nigeria, Mexico, and Iran
  • Develop a framework to compare modern political systems and understand their interaction in a global environment


Compare economic/political challenges, trends and upheavals, and institutional characteristics across six countries: China, Great Britain, Iran, Mexico, Nigeria, and Russia.

Use the comparative method to analyze and assess the diversity of political life, institutional alternatives, differences in processes and policy outcomes, and the impact of global political and economic changes.

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