PSC380.3 Parties, Elections, and Democracy in Contemporary Chile (Partidos, Elecciones, y Democracia)

Taught in Spanish at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile. This course introduces students to the analysis of re-democratization in Chile considering the role of parties and the characteristics of the party system. The course delivers basic knowledge of the recent history of Chile, to which it is attached a detailed analysis of the main election polls conducted since 1989 to the last presidential election in 2005. The course also offers to complement the study of Chilean public opinion according to major national and international surveys, identifying trends and fractures that can help understand the keys of contemporary Chile. (ICP0123)

Department: Political Science

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3