POLI 200

The political institutions; processes; and problems in Canada and other democratic and non-democratic governments. Basic terminology. Classification of political systems. Ideologies. Democratic representation. Constitutions and civil liberties. Federalism. Legislatures; executives; and bureaucracy. Legal adjudication. Public opinion and voting behaviour. Political parties and interest groups. Basic issues in international relations. Note: This course is required for all majors in Political Science.