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Introduction to Comparative Politics

Comparative politics is the systematic study and comparison of the world's political systems. The course begins by discussing the factors and categories of analysis that political scientists and important international institutions like the World Bank, NATO, and the United Nations use regularly; it ends by comparing and contrasting governments from five different regions of the world: the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (Political Science 221)


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