Title: Introduction to Comparative Politics (790:103:01-09)
Instructor: Jan Kubik
Instructor’s e-mail: Kubik@rci.rutgers.edu
Days, times, location: MTh 9:50-11:10 VH-105 CAC
Office hours: Hickman Hall 509: Thursday, 1:00-3:00

Synopsis: The goal of this class is to provide students with basic
intellectual tools needed to navigate the complexities of politics
around the globe. The key topics include: types of political regimes,
regime change, democracy and democratization, (neo)authoritarianism,
political ideologies, nationalism and ethnic strife, globalization and
post-colonialism, religion and politics, and the politics of economic