Fall/Winter Timetable

POL2392H1F L0201

Undergraduate Course Code: POL492H1F L0201

Topics in Comparative Politics IV

Comparative Law and Social Change

Course Description

Selected issues in comparative politics. Varies from year to year.

Themes

This course explores the ways in which law figures into political struggles. We will examine comparative case studies from around the world to analyze how national and international legal institutions, legal professionals, and rights discourses are routinely mobilized by individuals and groups seeking to instigate social change.

Format and Requirements

One two-hour seminar per week. Course requirements include writing essays and leading in-class discussions.