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    University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
  Jan 23, 2018
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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POLS 2430 - Comparative Government

(3) Credit Hours

An examination of how different societies can be compared and contrasted. Specific focus on the distinct political systems that exist in different countries, such as democracies, dictatorships and mixed regimes, and the factors that have shaped how these institutions developed over periods of time, such as economic influences like availability of natural resources and inequality of wealth and cultural factors such as religious and racial identities. Explores how political institutions function in different societies and their effects on social and economic factors, specifically, how different types of electoral systems, as well as parliamentary and presidential systems affect the economies and societies of different countries.

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