Democracy and Government in Today's Society
The American University of Rome
Area of Study
Government, International Affairs, International Politics, International Relations
Taught In English
Pre-requisites: POL 202 or POL 321 and Junior or Senior standing
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
This course offers an informative introduction to the complexities of government in some selected countries, regardless of their ideology, size and economic development. It also provides students with a civic background, whatever their academic specialization. This implies tentative answers to questions such as the purpose of government, the functions of political institutions, and the real actors in political processes in the global era. Constitutions, legislatures, administrations, social forces, interest groups, political parties and elections are scrutinized in turn. 3 credit hours. Pre-requisites: POL 202 or POL 321 and Junior or Senior standing
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