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.
4.0 credits including 1.0 POL credit