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Number:PS216
Name:Comparative Political Systems
Description:This course considers the different types of political systems around the world to gain a more systematic understanding of different nations and the political process more generally. Special emphasis is placed on analysis of different ideologies, governmental structures, and the relationship between the state and market. Various countries from industrialized and developing regions are explored.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Students will have an understanding of: (1) central topics and key political concepts in comparative politics, (2) political structures, political processes and historical experiences of several countries outside the United States, (3) how diverse cultural values and beliefs impact political behavior and the function of political systems, and (4) the comparative method of analysis.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
F 2016 ESSENTIALS OF COMPARATIVE POLITICS 9780393938975 ONEIL 5TH 15 NORTON Majewski $0 $60 $0
F 2014 ESSENTIALS OF COMPARATIVE POLITICS 9780393912784 ONEIL 4TH 13 Majewski $0 $63 $0
F 2014 DARKNESS AT NOON 9780553265958 KOESTLER 41 Majewski $0 $7 $0
F 2013 CASES IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS 9780393933772 ONEIL 3RD 10 Majewski $0 $0 $0
F 2012 Introduction to Comparative Politics, Brief 978-1-111-83417-3 Kesselman, Mark 2ND 13 Wadsworth, Inc Majewski $142 $106 $0
F 2012 Introduction to Comparative Politics, Brief 978-1-111-83417-3 Kesselman, Mark 2ND 13 Wadsworth, Inc Majewski $142 $106 $0
F 2011 COUNTRIES AND CONCEPTS: Politics, Geography, Cultu 0205779131 Roskin 11 Longman Majewski $0 $0
F 2011 DARKNESS AT NOON 1-4165-4026-1 KOESTLER SCRIB Majewski $15 $11
F 2011 COUNTRIES & CONCEPTS 0-205-77872-0 ROSKIN 11 LONGMAN Majewski $127 $95
F 2010 COMPARATIVE POLITICS 0-495-83321-5 HAUSS 7 WAD Majewski $153 $115
F 2010 DARKNESS AT NOON 1-4165-4026-1 KOESTLER SCRIB Majewski $15 $11
F 2009 COMPARATIVE POLITICS 0-618-49319-0 BARRINGTON CENGAGE LEARNING Southard $76 $57
S 2009 COUNTRIES & CONCEPTS 0-13-243255-2 ROSKIN 9 PEARSON EDUCATION Madore $0 $0
S 2009 COUNTRIES & CONCEPTS 0-13-243255-2 ROSKIN 9 PEARSON EDUCATION Madore $99 $74
S 2008 POLITICS OF GOVERNING GRAHAM CONG QUAR Harper $55 $41
S 2007 COUNTRIES & CONCEPTS 0-13-243255-2 ROSKIN 9 PEARSON EDUCATION Madore $88 $66
S 2006 POLITICAL SCIENCE-REVISED+UPDATED HAGUE 4TH 04 Harper $47 $35