Designing Governance Systems for Mars
Department of Political Science,
Abstract: How would you design a political system for
Mars? Will people export existing
systems of governance, or will they seek to develop something new reflecting
the different conditions and challenges?
Jim Dator teaches a course on comparative political systems at the
Dator is Professor, Department of Political Science, and Director,
Advancing Futures: Futures Studies in Higher Education.
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