SOSC 101 Introduction to Comparative Politics and Government
Department: BSc Elective
Module Description: This module is an introduction to the fields of politics and government on an international level. The module will focus on acquiring an understanding of basic concepts and models of governments as well as pros and cons of each type. The module will also concentrate on the different institutions of each type. The impact of these models on the basic social, cultural and political dimensions, including a number of recent areas of controversy. The module will also cover citizenship, interest groups, political parties and their relationship with the state. The module will finally discuss and debate the different models throughout the world as case studies.