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The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the M├ętis Nation. More

Political Studies:

Reading List

Required Textbooks:

Topic 2: Introduction to Comparative Politics

Topic 3: Understanding the State

Topic 4: Neoliberal Capitalism

  • See the course syllabus

Topic 5: Varieties of Capitalism

Topic 6: The 2009 Crisis and Its Aftermath

  • See the course syllabus

Topic 7: Crisis in the Eurozone

  • See the course syllabus

Topic 8: Democracy

Topic 9:  Politics of the Right

Topic 10: Politics of the Left

  • Social Democracy:  A Comparative Account of the Left Wing Party Family (In order)

Topic 11:  The Crisis of the Welfare State

Topic 12: History and Social Science

  • See the course syllabus

Topic 13: Review and Wrap-up

  • See the course syllabus