2020 Courses

  • Winter Session 2020 course rosters will be available in late September.
  • Summer Session 2020 course rosters will be available in November.

Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Introduction to politics and political systems in Western Europe. Starts with a brief history of the consolidation of West European democracies before and after World War II. Discusses core theoretical concepts guiding the comparative analysis of political systems. The main part of the course consists of a discussion of the political cultures, parties, electoral systems, and current problems confronting the political systems of various countries focusing on Italy which is treated in depth. The course concludes with an analysis of the European Union (EU) as political system.

Offered in Turin, Italy.


Summer 2019: Off campus

Section ID:GOVT 3323 001-LEC
Program:Summer Program in Turin
Class dates:June 3-21, 2019
Days/times:MTWRFS 8 AM - 6 PM
Location:Off campus
Instructor:Battig von Wittelsbach, K. (keb11)
Best, R. (reb356)
Way, C. (crw12)
Max. enroll:20
Related:Cross-listed with SOC 3310 001-LEC

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