POL207Y1: Politics in Europe

Hours: 
48L/24T

This course delves into key questions, theories and methods in comparative politics through an exploration of European politics and society. We cover theories of transition to democracy, nation-state development, institutions and their effects, parties and electoral behaviour, and social movements. We also analyze Europe’s contemporary developments: economic crisis, rise of populism, Brexit, and issues of immigration.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 POL credit/ EUR200Y1

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 

General history of Europe

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)