Fall/Winter Timetable

POL224Y1Y L5101

Canada in Comparative Perspective

Themes

This course introduces students to Canadian politics using a comparative approach. It provides essential knowledge about the variety of political regimes around the world, with concrete examples emphasizing the comparison of Canada with other countries. Topics covered include the evolution of democracies, political institutions, electoral systems, ideology, the role of the state in the economy, as well as contemporary issues such as social policies, representation and inequalities.

Texts

TBA

Format and Requirements

One two-hour lecture per week; tutorials roughly every other week. Course requirements TBA.

Prerequisites

1.0 POL credit / 4.0 full course equivalents

Exclusions
POL103Y1/POL214Y1