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POLICY PROCESS AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - International Christian University - 'International Christian Univ.', 'International Christian Univ. with Internship'
UC Course SubjectPolitical Science
Number & Suffix: 110
Full UC Title: POLICY PROCESS AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS 
Transcript Title: POLITICAL INSTITUTN 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course compares political institutions in non-democratic and democratic countries and examines the concepts and theories used to categorize and analyze these institutions. The course also explores how policy processes differ under institutional constraints for policy makers. Topics include presidential system versus parliamentary system, electoral rules and their influence on political parties, and a variety of authoritarian regimes (totalitarian, authoritarian, monarch, military dictatorship, and civilian dictatorship). Texts: William Roberts Clark, Matt Golder, and Sona Nadenicheck Golder, PRINCIPLES OF COMPARATIVE POLITICS; Robert Dayley and Clark D. Neher, SOUTHEAST ASIA IN THE NEW INTERNATIONAL ERA; Jennifer Gandhi, POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS UNDER DICTATORSHIP; Arend Lijphart, PATTERNS OF DEMOCRACY: GOVERNMENT FORMS AND PERFORMANCE IN THIRTY-SIX COUNTRIES; Linz, Juan J. TOTALITARIAN AND AUTHORITARIAN REGIMES; Samuels, David J. and Matthew S. Shugart, PRESIDENTS, PARTIES, AND PRIME MINISTERS: HOW THE SEPARATION OF POWERS AFFECTS PARTY ORGANIZATION AND BEHAVIOR. Assessment: class attendance and participation (20%), 1-2 page paper (5%), 5-7 page paper (20%), class presentation (20%), and 7-15-page final paper (35%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: POLICY PROCESS AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS 
Partner University Department: Politics 
Partner University Course Number: PPL203E