DEMOCRATIZATION   [Archived Catalog]
2020-2021 Bradford Campus Catalog


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course focuses on the process of democratization, when nations shift from authoritarian regimes to more democratic forms of organization. Students will explore theoretical debates regarding democracy, democratization, and democratic consolidation. The lectures, readings, and assignments will explore country case studies from several different world regions. These comparative case studies will be used to examine the effect of causal factors such as political culture, political institutions, civil-military relations, civil society, the resource curse, and the international environment on democratization.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
Course Requirements: Prerequisites: Upper-Level Courses require completion of ENG 0101, ENG 0102, FS 0102, and the MATH competency
General Education: Political Science-Global

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