International Studies and Political Science ISPO Courses

Department of Political Science | Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Simon Fraser University Calendar 2013 Summer

The following are all the courses offered in this area. To view the current course catalog and/or course schedule on the Student Information System, visit http://sis.sfu.ca (select "Class Search/Browse Catalog" on the left menu).

ISPO 337-4 Comparative Politics of Latin America

Examines several Latin American nations from historical, political, and political economy perspectives. Prerequisite: six lower division units in political science or permission of the department. This course is identical to LAS 337 and POL 337 and students cannot take this course for further credit.

ISPO 431-4 Comparative Western European Systems

An advanced examination of the political life of Western European democratic systems, with special attention to issues of comparative and theoretical import, such as the causes and consequences of various types of party systems and the determinants of democratic stability. Prerequisite: eight upper division units in international studies and/or political science or permission of the department or school.

ISPO 450-4 Globalization and Regional Politics in Latin America

This seminar, designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, will discuss contemporary political issues arising from aspects of globalization, such as free trade agreements, international migration policies, and political reactions to the global media within particular regions of the world. The seminar will expose students to primary data research, and involve the development of a course project in line with their particular interests. Prerequisite: 30 units. POL 450 and LAS 450 are identical and students cannot take this course for further credit.

ISPO 450W-4 Globalization and Regional Politics in Latin America

This seminar, designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, will discuss contemporary political issues arising from aspects of globalization, such as free trade agreements, international migration policies, and political reactions to the global media within particular regions of the world. The seminar will expose students to primary data research, and involve the development of a course project in line with their particular interests. Prerequisite: 30 units. POL 450 and LAS 450 are identical and students cannot take this course for further credit. Writing.

ISPO 483-4 Political Economy of Latin American Development

Surveys theoretical and applied issues in Latin American development from a political economy perspective. Prerequisite: eight upper division units in political science or LAS 200 or permission of the department. This course is identical to POL 383, POL 483, LAS 318, 428, SA 328 and 428, and students cannot take more than one of these courses for further credit.

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