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Course Overview

This course addresses the theoretical and practical aspects of democracy. What does democracy mean? What are its advantages and disadvantages as a form of government and what alternatives are available? How have countries become democracies in recent years and what kinds of challenges have they faced? Is there a formula for successful democratization?

Credits: 3
Distribution: Undergraduate

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Grading System: letter grades only.
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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate