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POSC 120: Democracy and Dictatorship

An introduction to the array of different democratic and authoritarian political institutions in both developing and developed countries. We will also explore key issues in contemporary politics in countries around the world, such as nationalism and independence movements, revolution, regime change, state-making, and social movements.
6 credits; SI, IS, WR2; Offered Fall 2021, Winter 2022, Spring 2022; H. Gao, J. Prieto