Undergraduate Department of Government and Public Administration - CUHK

Class Code: GPAD2130
Academic Year: 2023 - 2024
Title: Intro Comparative Politics

Dr. Li Jun

Period: Tu 10:30am - 01:15pm
Location: NAH_115

A beginner's course to introduce students to the comparative study of government and politics around the world. Not a juxtaposition and comparison of political systems, but an analytical discussion of the holistic system as well as partial aspects of systems across countries. Topics may include classification of political systems; conceptualization of political functions and processes; working and performance of political institutions; role of political culture; systemic, institutional or cultural effects of public policies; issues of development and decay; and the national-international linkage. Students will be familiarized with the major contending approaches to theory construction in comparative politics.