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Prerequisite: Graduate standing or Instructor's consent.
This seminar offers a comprehensive introduction to the field of comparative political development. We will critically review the major theoretical approaches to the study of political development and focus on some of the substantive questions that have animated research in the field. These include democratization and regime change, political participation, politics of economic policy and economic growth, nationalism and ethnic conflict, and the influence of international factors on domestic politics.