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Political Sociology

Subject code


Course Number




F. Duina

Course Long Title

Political Sociology

Cross Listed Courses


This course offers an in-depth examination of core issues in political sociology. Attention turns to the formation of nation-states, nationalism, postcolonialism, neoliberalism and welfare states dynamics, international organizations, social movements and revolutions, democracy and regime change, violence, power, and related topics. Students encounter a variety of theoretical perspectives and methodological approaches, with empirical analyses focusing on case studies from across the globe. Recommended background: one or more courses in the social sciences.

Modes of Inquiry

Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

INDS Program Relationship

IDEU - EUS Program

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