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Foundations of Comparative Politics - GOVT6100

Year - 2020

This unit examines major concepts and theories of comparative politics. Employing a range of theoretical perspectives and drawing on diverse cases from around the world, it explores topics such as the state, political regimes, development, institutional design, and state-society relations. Several major research traditions, schools of thought, and methodological approaches will be considered, and students will acquire the basic tools of comparative analysis. The unit will also explore some of the major debates and controversies among scholars working in this area.

1x2hr seminar/week

2x1500wd writing assignment (40%), 1x3000wd research paper (50%), participation (10%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Government and International Relations
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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