Fall/Winter Timetable

POL224Y1Y L5101

Canada in Comparative Perspective


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 cultural diversity, representation and inequalities



Format and Requirements

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


1.0 POL credit or 4.0 full course equivalents

POL111H5 or POL103Y1 or POL214Y1 or POL214Y5