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Spring Term 2018 TOP: COMPRTV AUTHORITARIANSM - 3082 - GOVT 446

Prerequisites/Notes: GOVT 215, or GOVT 245, or consent of instructor.

Catalog Description : This course will address an advanced topic in the sub-field of Comparative Politics, such as democracy and authoritarianism, politics of the city, political participation and social movements, gender and politics, or the comparative method.

Topic for Spring 2018: Comparative Authoritarianism
This course explores reasons for the persistence and apparent resilience of authoritarianism despite successive “waves” of democracy in the decades since World War II. Course materials will address the following questions: What are the different types of authoritarian regimes? What are the strategies authoritarian elites use to stay in power? What are the limitations of these strategies? Why do mass protests for democracy arise when they do? And how do authoritarian regimes leave legacies long after their collapse?



Attributes: Social Science Div GER (01cr), BM Social Science (01cr), Advanced Course


Term

Spring Term 2018

Instructors

Ameya S. Balsekar

Course

GOVT 446

Grade Mode

Standard

Title

TOP: COMPRTV AUTHORITARIANSM

Final Exam

 

CRN

3082

Status

Active

Class Time

12:30-02:20 TR BRIG 206

Start-End Date

Mar 26, 2018-Jun 06, 2018

Campus

Appleton Main Campus

Units

6

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Maximum

Number registered

Enrollment:

Unlimited

13