Comparing Democracy and Government in World Politics
University of Auckland
Auckland, New Zealand
Area of Study
International Affairs, International Politics, International Relations, International Studies
Taught In English
30 points at Stage I in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations or 60 points passed
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4 - 6
Hours & Credits
OverviewHow do political systems operate around the world? Examines political institutions and avenues for political participation across various countries and regime types. Explores issues like why democracies choose presidential systems over parliamentary systems, why proportional representation might be preferable to majoritarianism, why radical political parties emerge and, how and why we make cross-national comparisons.
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