Comparative politics is the study and comparison of politics within a single country.
This course focuses on analyzing the political systems of 5 countries.
The term 'state' can also refer to a subnational government.
Political scientists do not distinguish between the concepts of state and country.
Studying politics comparatively helps to examine major questions of political science.
Test your knowledge of comparative politics with this introductory quiz. Explore key questions in political science, such as the differences between democratic and authoritarian regimes, regime change, and factors influencing political systems across countries.
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