Political Science | Building Democracy
Y200 | 10189 | Hulsey


This course examines external attempts to promote democracy.  How
does one go about promoting democracy?  What works?  Are some
obstacles insurmountable?  The first part of the course discusses
some general ideas of democratization and the promotion of
democracy.  The second part focuses on the case of Bosnia and
Herzegovina in order to examine the challenges of democracy
promotion, state-building, nation-building and peace-building.  The
final unit extends the framework to examine democracy promotion in
Russia, the Afghanistan and Iraq.