POL304Y5 • Politics of South Asia


This course surveys systems of government and political processes across South Asia, with attention to state formation, nationalism, ethnicity, democracy vs. authoritarian forms of governance, social movements, political violence, insurgencies, political economy, corruption, and other important issues affection South Asian states currently. The focus will be mostly on India and Pakistan and possibly some of the other countries in south Asia.

POL208Y5 or POL208Y1 or ( POL209H5 and POL210H5) or ( POL218H1 and POL219H1) or POL218Y5 or permission of instructor based on strong interest in South Asia
Distribution Requirement
Social Science
Total Instructional Hours
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
Political Science