Summer Timetable

POL486H1S L5101

Graduate Course Code: POL2205H1S L5101

Topics in International Politics I

Democracy and the International System

Themes

This seminar examines the influence of the international system on domestic reforms and democratization. Each week we will examine how external forces like war, major economic crises, regime diffusion and foreign aid shape the internal evolution of domestic regimes.

Texts

Coursepack

Format and Requirements

Format: Discussion. Requirements: Short responses, class participation, and a final paper.

Prerequisites

POL208Y1 or POL208Y5 or (POLB80H3 and POLB81H3)