The aim is to help students understanding the historical dimension of the political and electoral processes, with particular emphasis on the revolutionary processes that lead to representative systems and regime change. In this connection it will seek students:
a) To acquire an overview of the origin of representative systems and socialist systems and processes of continuity, change and political reform.
b) To use conceptual tools needed to analyze the power and political changes from a historical and political perspective.
c) To Identify and define revolutionary periods by political science perspective.