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New Undergraduate Course Supplement 2018

MES 12.08 Theories of Democratization and the Case of Iran

Theories of democratization generally examine the nature of the state, economy, social structure, class, culture and religion. This course will begin with an examination of various theories of democracy and democratization.  It will then apply these theories to the specific case of Iran. Despite two major revolutions and two movements, Iran is still facing problems democratizing. The latter part of the course relies on documentary films that contain actual footages of Iran’s nationalist movement in the 1950s and the revolutionary struggles in 1979.

Distributive and/or World Culture

Dist:SOC; WCult:NW

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