University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

78-115 Understanding Politics F,W(3-0)

This is the normal introductory course for students intending to pursue a specialization in Political Studies. An introduction to the basic concepts of politics, such as liberty, equality, social justice, constitutionalism, sovereignty, federalism, parliamentary versus presidential government. The course will emphasize the meaning and use of these terms within a Canadian context, but will also introduce students to the different meanings in the context of other political systems.

Exclusions: 78-100, 78-130.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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