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POLI 476 Religion and Politics (3 credits)

Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)


Political Science : This course examines the relationship between religion and politics in the developing and developed world. The first part of the course focuses on the relationship between religion and the state. The second part then looks at specific topics in which religion plays a salient role: political parties; social movements; democratization; fundamentalism and democracy; violence; and capitalism and economic development. Readings are largely in the field of comparative politics.

Terms: Winter 2023

Instructors: Kuhonta, Erik (Winter)

  • Prerequisite(s): A course in Comparative Politics or permission of instructor.

  • Note: The field is Comparative Politics (both Developed Areas and Developing Areas).

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