PLSC 201: Comparative Politics

In this course, we will explore the rich diversity of political life that exists around the globe by examining both how and why political institutions and processes of governance differ from country to country. We will begin with a brief survey of key theoretical and conceptual tools available for analyzing the political world,  then will examine cross-national differences in the structure of political institutions,  the role of political actors, and processes of governance. 

PLSC 228: Politics of Developing World

The aim of this course is to probe and examine various aspects of political, economic, and social development in the developing world. It will introduce students to the major political, social and economic problems and dilemmas facing developing nations in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. Toward this goal, we will scrutinize the various approaches to development that developing countries have taken.




Kourosh Rahimkhani
Department of Political Science
Binghamton University
State University of New York
4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton, NY 13902