IR 345. Democratization

Catalog description: Interdisciplinary analysis of domestic, international, and transnational influences on regime transitions. Addresses the role of culture, economic development, class conflict, and ethnic conflict; the impact of war, trade, colonial legacies, socialization, demonstration effects, and international law; the policies of the United States, EU, OAS, UN, World Bank, and NGOs; and the efficacy of different instruments of democracy promotion.