GOV 240 REVOLUTNS & REGIME TRANSITIONS
An examination of international and comparative theories of revolution and related processes, such as regime transitions. Students will become familiar with several cases of revolution around the world, including the U.S.S.R., Cuba, Nicaragua, Iran, Portugal, the Eastern Bloc, and the Arab Spring, among others. The course explores the causes of insurgency, the nature of provisional governments, the role of international actors and interventions, and the outcomes of revolutionary processes.
Open to juniors and seniors, and to others who have taken GOV 112 or GOV 113.
Enrollment limited to 28 students.