Comparative Politics of Developing Countries
Historical foundations of political systems: politics of colonialism, decolonization, legacies of colonialism; The Comparative Method; Major theories of development; Democracy and challenges of democratization, political regimes, problems of regime change and consolidation; ethnic identity formation and conflict situations; Institutional remedies; Case studies: Latin America, Africa and Asia.
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Academic Complex Block F Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati, Assam, 781039