POLS 241 - Comparative Government and Politics (GT-SS1)

  • 3 credits

Major foreign political systems stressing cross-national comparison of political forces, parties, ideologies, and institutions.

This course meets the All-University Core Curriculum (AUCC) requirements for Global and Cultural Awareness (Category 3E) and is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).

This course can be applied towards:

Textbook and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Required

  • Comparative Politics Today: A World View, 11th Ed. (2015)
    G. Bingham, J. Powell, Jr. et al.
    ISBN: 978-013387721

Instructors

Pamela Duncan

pamela2.duncan@colostate.edu

Dr. Pamela Duncan received her Ph.D. in political science from Colorado State University in 2003 with subfields in American government comparative politics and environmental policy. She comes from inland Southern California, having received her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California at Riverside. Beginning with the re-examination of nuclear energy after the accident at Three Mile Island, Dr. Duncan has been involved with several civic and advocacy organizations addressing environmental and energy issues as well as senior citizens’ homelessness and poverty. She has several publications with Dr. Stephen Mumme. In addition to her work at Colorado State, she has taught at several colleges in southern California. Her dissertation was a comparative look at federalism in the three NAFTA party states with an emphasis on environmental authority and implications.

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