An Introduction to Government and Politics - POLS 1000

Credit(s): 3 | Hours: Lecture - 45, Lab - 0, Other - 0

Designed to present a critical overview of the major concepts and themes in political science, this course introduces the major subfields, including Canadian politics, political theory, international relations, comparative politics, and gender and politics. It addresses many traditional subjects of the field, such as power relations, theories of the state and democracy, international institutions, evolving conceptualizations of citizenship, and political economy. The course further examines critical questions surrounding colonialism and race relations, the politics of poverty and inequity, and the role of the media in political controversies.

Restricted to Arts & Science, Justice, Social Work, Therapeutic Rec and Open Studies

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