CPOL-2308B Political Parties and Elections
What are the political effects of electoral regulations? What factors determine the number of political parties of a country and its political strength? What are the effects of the political party system concerning representation or governability? These are some of the questions addressed in this course. The objective is to provide students with conceptual and practical tools about the electoral systems, the parties and the interactions among them. The course includes a compared approach that privileges the study of the Latin-American case, with special emphasis made on the Colombian case.
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