SPECIAL NOTE: Second year core unit for Political Science major
DESCRIPTION This unit provides an introduction to comparative political analysis. It establishes the main issues and approaches in the study of comparative politics before examining the key historical, cultural and institutional variations in national political systems before assessing their enduring influence on national political process and outcomes. While the focus on the unit will be on mature democracies such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan and Germany, reference will be made to developing democracies.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Web supported - H Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
Fully online - I,N,L,W This unit is taught entirely online
Resource supported teaching & learning - I,N,L,W,H Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
About Flexible Study Options
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.