msphd2136  2021-2022  Mons

5 credits
30.0 h
Main themes
The objective of the course of comparative political regimes is to present an overview of the major contemporary political regimes. Even if the aim is to focus on democratic regimes, their genesis is compared to the origins of non-democratic regimes at the same epoch. After a definition and a typology of the diverse political regimes, the course will therefore address, through a comparative historical analysis, the diverging paths initiated under the Industrial Revolution leading to the emergence of contrasting political regimes in the twentieth century. The third moment of the course will be devoted to the major current political regimes.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The course aims to enable students to gain both an understanding of the socio-historical sources of a political regime and a command of its characteristics, in terms of its constitutional organization, of its party system and its political life.
(Quelques références)
Gazibo, Mamoudou et Jenson, Jane (2015), La politique comparée, Montréal : Les Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
Gosselin, Guy et Filion, Marcel (2007), Régimes politiques et sociétés dans le monde, Québec : Presses de l'Université de Laval.Mény, Yves et Surel, Yves, (2009), Politique comparée. Les démocraties, Paris : Montchrestien.
Teaching materials
  • Présentation powerpoint de chaque séance
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Public Administration (shift schedule)

Master [60] in Political Sciences : General (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Political Sciences: General (shift schedule)