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  GOV-125 Comparative Government
3 Credits  Offered As Needed
  An introduction to the comparative study of political institutions and processes in different regions of the world. It is designed to help students develop conceptual and analytic tools that can be used to understand politics across a wide range of countries. A number of substantive issues in the global political arena are studied, such as globalization, social movements, authoritarianism and democratization. The course will cover a number of the world's regions, and will also involve analyzing US politics from a comparative perspective. Skills prerequisite: ENG 020 and ENG 060.