Comparative Parties and Elections

Comparative Parties and Elections
Analyzes the electoral process and political parties in both the United States and other countries. Special attention is given to gender issues, campaigns, financing, corruption, extremist parties, religion, class, issues, fairness, accountability, electoral rules, and democracy.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining POLI 345
Course Outcomes

Theoretical Underpinnings

Understand the theoretical underpinnings of political parties in democracies.

Practical Manifestations

Link the theoretical underpinnings of political parties with their practical manifestations in everyday politics.

Clear Communication

Communicate both the theoretical underpinnings and practical manifestations of these theories to a wide variety of audiences.