Comparative Politics

GOVT 40.03 (Identical to AMES 43.04)

Politics of Japan: A Unique Democracy?

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GOVT 40.09 (Identical to JWST 40.01)

Politics of Israel and Palestine

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GOVT 40.14 (Identical to 50.07)

Latin America's Search for Democracy and Development

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This course focuses on the five countries of the Andean region of South American (Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia). It contrasts the current governance and economic policy approaches taken by the five countries as a means of analysing variables linked to the consolidation of democracy and sustained economics development.

GOVT 40.15 (Identical to LACS 50.08)

Commodities, Globalization and Development in Latin America

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GOVT 40.21

Perception and Misperception: The Politics of the Cold War

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GOVT 40.24 (Identical to MES 12.06)

Dictatorship and Dissent

GOVT 40.25 (Identicle to MES 8.01)

Introduction to Middle East Politics

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Politics of Redistribution

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This course examines the comparative politics of redistribution within Europe and North America. In the first half of the course, we will focus on understanding public attitudes towards redistribution and will explore cross-national variation in inequality and redistributive policy. In the second part of the course, we will grapple with the political sustainability of the welfare state. In particular, we will examine the degree to which racial and ethnic diversity poses a challenge to redistributive policy. 

GOVT 49.01 (Identical to LACS 51)

Latin American Politics and Government

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GOVT 49.04 (Identical to LACS 52 and WGS 31.1)

Sex and the State in Latin America

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GOVT 49.05 (Identical to LAC 53)

Protest and Parties in Latin America

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GOVT 49.06

U.S. - Latin America Relations: The Dynamics of Foreign Policy Formulation

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