I) Political culture
a- Meaning, kinds and elements
b- Political culture and politics process
II) Pressure/ interest groups and political parties
a. Kinds, social basis and goals
a. The Executives
The purpose of this course is to examine the nature, structure and functioning of the organizations that are International in their purpose and composition. This course will deal especially, although not exclusively, with the United nation system.
The purpose of this course is to impart knowledge to the students and create awareness regarding the basic concepts of international organizations.
Course Learning Outcomes
On completion of the course students will able;
To discuss the theory and apply the methodology of comparative analysis within the discipline of political science.
To analyze and compare the traditional and behavioral studies and apply it on the recent political systems
To understand the importance of political systems, political cultures, political behavior in different countries having authoritarian, democratic, parliamentary, presidential systems.
They will able to make a comparative analysis of the role of various institutions like the legislature, executive, judiciary, military, and bureaucracy.
To compare the roles and working of all institutions and organizations in different political systems that how they work in authoritarian and democratic states.
To analyze the political behaviors and political ideas of various democratic and authoritarian states by comparing these attributes to the U.S, China, Russia, Spain, Canada, UK, Pakistan, and Indian models.
To discuss the Political parties, pressure and interest group role in government elections.
Differentiate parties and group types on the continuum of interest groups and social movement organizations.
Compare and Recount the process of political socialization and political communication in the 21st century.
Find and compare research using public opinion data to answer a substantive question regarding political behavior in Pakistan and critically analyze its results.
Analyze contemporary problems in the countries under consideration in light of the conceptual frameworks presented in the class.
demonstrate critical thinking, including the ability to form an argument, detect fallacies, and martial evidence, about key issues of public policy and politics.
Deliver thoughtful and well-articulated presentations of research findings.
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Legislative Systems and Independent Legislatures
comparative study of legislative systems
executive, legislature and judiciary
Book Title : Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics: An Introduction
Author : Todd Landman
Edition : 2nd edition
Publisher : Routledge, 2003
Book Title : Comparative Government and Politics: An Introduction
Author : Rod Hague (Author), Martin Harrop (Author), John McCormick (Author
Edition : 10th and 8th
Publisher : 2016
Book Title : Comparative Government: An Introduction
Author : Comparative Government: An Introduction
Edition : 2nd edition
Publisher : Routledge