2040 Valley LSB
This course would provide an overview of the multiple meanings of democracy across the world, especially from a citizen`s perspective. Drawing largely from the Globalbarometer Surveys, the Course would discuss how the socio-economic context, historical setting and framework of political competition, define and decide citizen perceptions of democracy. The course would also discuss citizen trust in public/political institutions and what explains this perspective. The Globalbarometer survey is a combination of 6 regional barometers which include: a) Latino Barometer, b) Afrobarometer; c) East Asia Barometer; d) South Asia Barometer; e) Arab Barometer; f) Eurasia Barometer. Data from the Eurobarometer will also be integrated in the sessions.
The sessions would involve case studies from different regions.
Please note that this course description is from Summer 2013.
Instructor: Dr Sandeep Shastri, Pro Vice Chancellor, Jain University, Bangalore