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POLSC 2610 Politics of Europe

3 hours


This course will examine the current state of politics in the sustained democracies of Western Europe as well as the new domocracies of Eastern Europe. Attention will be given to the challenges of political and economic transition in the former communist countries. The course will also examine issues of ethnicity and nationalism in Europe. Implications of the enlargement of NATO and the deepening and widening of European integration will be studied.
Prerequisite(s): POLSC 1090 Introduction to International Relations or POLSC 1200 Introduction to Comparative Politics or approval of the instructor.