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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


GOVT 3323 Modern European Politics

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

Introduction to politics and political systems in Western Europe. Starts with a brief history of the consolidation of West European democracies before and after World War II. Discusses core theoretical concepts guiding the comparative analysis of political systems. The main part of the course consists of a discussion of the political cultures, parties, electoral systems, and current problems confronting the political systems of various countries focusing on Italy which is treated in depth. The course concludes with an analysis of the European Union (EU) as political system.

Offered in Turin, Italy.


GOVT 3323 001-LEC Off-campus program: Summer Program in Turin

Class dates:June 3-21, 2019
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:MTWRFS 8 AM - 6 PM Other, Off-Campus
Instructor:Battig von Wittelsbach, K. (keb11)
Best, R. (reb356)
Way, C. (crw12)
Max. enroll:20
To enroll:See Summer Program in Turin for enrollment information.
Related:Cross-listed with SOC 3310 001-LEC

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