Undergraduate Course Code: POL492H1S L0101
Topics in Comparative Politics IV
Comparative Law and Social Change
Selected issues in comparative politics. Varies from year to year.
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.