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GOVT 1101

This First-Year Writing Seminar is devoted to the study of political power and the interaction of citizens and governments and provides the opportunity to write extensively about these issues. Topics vary ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Thucydides for Today

  • 17914GOVT 1101  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Politics on the Athenian Stage

  • 17915GOVT 1101  SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Democracy and Secrecy

  • 17916GOVT 1101  SEM 103

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Public Opinion & US Militarism

  • 17918GOVT 1101  SEM 105

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: African Elections

  • 17919GOVT 1101  SEM 106

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:PWR/POL:Social Movements to Political Parties

  • 18016GOVT 1101  SEM 107

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Politics of Race and Ethnicity in the U.S

  • 18235GOVT 1101  SEM 108

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute

GOVT 1111

A policy-centered approach to the study of government in the American experience.  Considers the American Founding and how it influenced the structure of government;  how national institutions operate ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 1115

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7939GOVT 1111  LEC 001

  •  8707GOVT 1111  DIS 201

  •  8708GOVT 1111  DIS 202

  •  8709GOVT 1111  DIS 203

  •  8710GOVT 1111  DIS 204

  •  8711GOVT 1111  DIS 205

  •  8712GOVT 1111  DIS 206

  •  8713GOVT 1111  DIS 207

  •  8714GOVT 1111  DIS 208

  • 16152GOVT 1111  DIS 209

  • 18404GOVT 1111  DIS 210

GOVT 1503

This course offers an introduction to the study of Africa, the U.S., the Caribbean and other diasporas.  This course will examine, through a range of disciplines, among them literature, history, politics, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 1500ASRC 1500

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8847GOVT 1503  LEC 001

GOVT 1817

An introduction to the basic concepts and practice of international politics with an emphasis on learning critical thinking.  The course is divided into two parts. In the first half, we will learn about ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7783GOVT 1817  LEC 001

  •  8720GOVT 1817  DIS 201

  •  8721GOVT 1817  DIS 202

  •  8722GOVT 1817  DIS 203

  •  8723GOVT 1817  DIS 204

  •  8724GOVT 1817  DIS 205

  •  8725GOVT 1817  DIS 206

  •  8726GOVT 1817  DIS 207

  •  8727GOVT 1817  DIS 208

  •  8728GOVT 1817  DIS 209

  •  8729GOVT 1817  DIS 210

  •  8730GOVT 1817  DIS 211

GOVT 1901

Weekly informal discussion of urgent public issues posed by a central theme, such as inequality, foreign policy and immigration, or challenges to liberty and democracy. Recent public lectures organized ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Deep Issues of the 2016 Elections

  • 16188GOVT 1901  SEM 101

  • This semester's course will discuss central issues raised in the presidential campaigns in light of competing moral perspectives, informed by social-scientific inquiry. For example, to what extent are current economic inequalities unjust? What is the government's proper role in healthcare and education? What should the government do to reduce racial inequality? What restrictions on U.S. immigration are justifiable? How should the U.S. respond to turmoil in the Middle East? to global challenges to American economic interests, values and international power?

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Deep Issues of the 2016 Elections

  • 17285GOVT 1901  SEM 102

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Deep Issues of the 2016 Elections

  • 17286GOVT 1901  SEM 103

GOVT 2225

In recent years, poverty and inequality have become increasingly common topics of public debate, as academics, journalists, and politicians attempt to come to terms with growing income inequality, with ... view course details

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  •  8457GOVT 2225  LEC 001

  • 17381GOVT 2225  DIS 201

  • 17382GOVT 2225  DIS 202

  • 17383GOVT 2225  DIS 203

  • 17384GOVT 2225  DIS 204

  • 17385GOVT 2225  DIS 205

  • 17386GOVT 2225  DIS 206

  • 17387GOVT 2225  DIS 207

  • 17388GOVT 2225  DIS 208

GOVT 2432

The course concerns the principles and philosophical arguments underlying conflicts and moral dilemmas of central and ongoing concern to society as they arise within legal contexts. We consider questions ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 2430

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9987GOVT 2432  LEC 001

  • There will be optional discussion sections held 4-5 times during the semester, with varying days/times.

GOVT 2747

This course examines major trends in the evolution of the Middle East in the modern era. Focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries and ending with the  "Arab Spring," we will consider Middle East history ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASRC 2674HIST 2674NES 2674

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8687GOVT 2747  DIS 201

  •  8688GOVT 2747  DIS 202

  •  8689GOVT 2747  DIS 203

  •  8690GOVT 2747  DIS 204

  •  8973GOVT 2747  DIS 205

  •  9026GOVT 2747  DIS 206

GOVT 3001

Same-sex marriage.  Reproductive rights.  Campaign finance.  Universal health care.  Separate but equal.  Capital punishment.  Affirmative action.  Disputes over the meaning of the Constitution have been ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3001

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16154GOVT 3001  DIS 201

  • 16156GOVT 3001  DIS 202

  • 17621GOVT 3001  DIS 203

GOVT 3012

Poverty is a phenomenon of enduring importance with significant implications for democratic governance. This course explores contemporary poverty in America, with a particular emphasis on its political ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3012

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8742GOVT 3012  LEC 001

  •  8761GOVT 3012  DIS 201

  •  8762GOVT 3012  DIS 202

  • 16164GOVT 3012  DIS 203

  • 18638GOVT 3012  DIS 204

GOVT 3044

This course provides students with an analytical framework to understand China's ongoing economic transformation. The courses goals include: 1) to familiarize students with different perspectives on China's ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3304CAPS 3049

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15856GOVT 3044  LEC 001

  • 16507GOVT 3044  DIS 201

  • 16508GOVT 3044  DIS 202

GOVT 3082

This course focuses on political campaigns, a central feature of American democracy. We will examine how they work and the conditions under which they affect citizens' decisions. The course looks at campaign ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3082

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9121GOVT 3082  LEC 001

  •  9133GOVT 3082  DIS 201

  •  9134GOVT 3082  DIS 202

  •  9135GOVT 3082  DIS 203

  •  9136GOVT 3082  DIS 204

GOVT 3142

This class is intended to provoke some hard thinking about the relationship of committed "outsiders" and advocates of change to the experience of crime, punishment, and incarceration and to the men we ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3142

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17743GOVT 3142  SEM 101

  • Prerequisite: participation as a Teaching Assistant in the CPEP program in Auburn or Cayuga or work in a juvenile or other correctional facility.

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3142

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18595GOVT 3142  SEM 102

  • Prerequisite: participation as a Teaching Assistant in the CPEP program in Auburn or Cayuga or work in a juvenile or other correctional facility.

GOVT 3161

This course will explore and seek explanations for the performance of the 20-21st century presidency, focusing on its institutional and political development, recruitment process (nominations and elections), ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3161

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16446GOVT 3161  LEC 001

GOVT 3168

The United States is currently in the middle of a heated Presidential election.  This course will follow this election through its final months, looking at the candidates, the debates, the House and Senate ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17692GOVT 3168  LEC 001

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

GOVT 3189

In this course, students will design, conduct, and analyze a national-level public opinion survey. Students will determine all survey questions based on their research interests. There are no prerequisites, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COMM 3189

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16197GOVT 3189  LEC 001

  • 16484GOVT 3189  DIS 201

  • 16485GOVT 3189  DIS 202

  • 16486GOVT 3189  DIS 203

  • 16487GOVT 3189  DIS 204

GOVT 3273

This course explores the tensions between political power and economic exchange in contemporary market economies. It provides a conceptual overview of key economic policy problems in contemporary societies, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16170GOVT 3273  LEC 001

GOVT 3281

This course investigates the United States Supreme Court and its role in politics and government. It traces the development of constitutional doctrine, the growth of the Court's institutional power, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3281LAW 3281

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17473GOVT 3281  LEC 001

GOVT 3283

Since the revolution in 1917, Russia has undergone dramatic changes, including the creation of the world's first communist regime, the collapse of that regime in 1990 and the subsequent dismemberment of ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16194GOVT 3283  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: GOVT 1313 or GOVT 1817.

GOVT 3293

This course is designed as an introduction to political, economic, and social issues in 20th century Latin America. Topics are organized chronologically, beginning with the crisis of agro-export economies ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: DSOC 3290LATA 3290

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16407GOVT 3293  LEC 001

  • This course will be offered in partnership with the Spanish Language Program. Students enrolled in GOVT 3293 may enroll in an optional one credit course, SPAN 3020.

  • 16408GOVT 3293  DIS 201

  • 16409GOVT 3293  DIS 202

  • 16410GOVT 3293  DIS 203

  • 16411GOVT 3293  DIS 204

GOVT 3364

This class is designed as a comparative introduction to the governmental systems in Europe, with a concentration on Western European states. Students will gain an introductory knowledge on a selection ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10014GOVT 3364  LEC 001

GOVT 3384

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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  • 18295GOVT 3384  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 115
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

GOVT 3494

This course addresses pertinent issues relative to the subject of regional development and globalization. Topics vary each semester. view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3854CRP 3854

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Growth and Development

  •  8210GOVT 3494  LEC 080

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

GOVT 3557

Do you want to learn the discussion-based case method as taught at the Harvard Business School? Do you want to learn how to write a long research paper? Do you not want to take a final examination? If ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AEM 3557ILRIC 3557NBA 5300

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15859GOVT 3557  LEC 001

  • 16912GOVT 3557  DIS 201

  • 16913GOVT 3557  DIS 202

  • 16914GOVT 3557  DIS 203

  • 16915GOVT 3557  DIS 204

  • 16916GOVT 3557  DIS 205

GOVT 3603

At the conclusion of World War II, the US ushered in a new international order based on the principles of the Atlantic Charter, which became the basis for the United Nations Charter. A few principles of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 3607

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17490GOVT 3603  LEC 001

GOVT 3625

This course will primarily focus on studying and scrutinizing general conceptions of justice. Topics explored typically include liberty,economic equality, democracy, community, the general welfare, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 3460

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9579GOVT 3625  LEC 001

  • An investigation of the leading current controversies over standards of justice. Topics include the moral significance of economic inequality, the nature and basis of civil and political liberties, property rights, the proper political role of moral and religious values, the nature and implications of democratic values, and ideals of community. These topics will mainly be investigated through discussion of major works in political philosophy over the last half-century.

GOVT 3626

A survey of the origins of political theory in the Western tradition. Starting with the Greeks and ending in the Medieval era of Aquinas and Dante, this course introduces students to the central debates ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: CLASS 1665PHIL 1410

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16100GOVT 3626  LEC 001

  • 16104GOVT 3626  DIS 201

  • 16105GOVT 3626  DIS 202

GOVT 3633

Focuses on currently salient themes of nationalism, multiculturalism, and democracy. It explores such questions as who is a citizen; what is a nation; what is a political institution; and how do bonds ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: SOC 2480

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17440GOVT 3633  LEC 001

  • 17441GOVT 3633  DIS 201

  • 17442GOVT 3633  DIS 202

GOVT 3705

An introduction (without prerequisites) to fundamental problems of current political theory, filmmaking, and film analysis, along with their interrelationship.  Particular emphasis on comparing and contrasting ... view course details

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  • 16380GOVT 3705  SEM 101

  • Weekly film screening, TBA.

GOVT 3726

In 1989, following the anti-Communist revolutions in the Eastern Bloc countries, Francis Fukuyama famously proclaimed "the end of history" and predicted the final global victory of economic and political ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 3626

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17207GOVT 3726  LEC 001

  • 17255GOVT 3726  DIS 201

  • 17256GOVT 3726  DIS 202

  • 17257GOVT 3726  DIS 203

  • 17258GOVT 3726  DIS 204

GOVT 3785

This course will expose students to the theory and practice of civil disobedience in historical and contemporary perspectives. Do citizens have obligations to obey unjust laws? What makes disobedience ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3785

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16439GOVT 3785  LEC 001

GOVT 3867

This course surveys leading theories of the causes of interstate war-that is, large-scale organized violence between the armed forces of states. Why is war a recurring feature of international politics? ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9531GOVT 3867  LEC 001

  •  9677GOVT 3867  DIS 201

  •  9678GOVT 3867  DIS 202

GOVT 3967

China is often thought of as being isolated from the outside world.  It is imagined as existing in historic seclusion, and, following the establishment of the People's Republic, as pursuing a path of autarky. ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 3395CAPS 3967

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9463GOVT 3967  LEC 001

  •  9536GOVT 3967  DIS 201

  •  9537GOVT 3967  DIS 202

GOVT 3977

This course examines the history of the conflict between two peoples with claims to the same land (Palestine/Israel), from the rise of their national movements at the turn of the 20th century and their ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: JWST 3697NES 3697SOC 3970

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9726GOVT 3977  LEC 001

  • Open to all students, including freshmen.

  •  9732GOVT 3977  DIS 201

  •  9736GOVT 3977  DIS 202

  •  9752GOVT 3977  DIS 205

  •  9756GOVT 3977  DIS 206

GOVT 4000

Major seminars in the Government department are small, advanced courses that cover an important theme or topic in contemporary politics in depth. Courses place particular emphasis on careful reading and ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Democracy and Representation

  •  9367GOVT 4000  SEM 101

  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Politics and Entertainment

  • 15923GOVT 4000  SEM 102

  • Preference given to Government seniors and juniors. This class fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4019

The goal of this course is to introduce probability and statistics as fundamental building blocks for quantitative political analysis, with regression modeling as a focal application. We will begin with ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 6019

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8756GOVT 4019  SEM 101

  • This class does not fulfill the government senior seminar requirement. Co-meets with GOVT 6019.

GOVT 4021

American conservative thought rests on assumptions that are strikingly different from those made by mainstream American liberals.  However, conservative thinkers are themselves committed to principles ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4021

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15874GOVT 4021  SEM 101

  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4051

This semester we will examine the construction of a presidential imaginary- how the president, as represented in literature, film, television, advertising- shapes public policy and influences political ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4305

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16687GOVT 4051  SEM 101

GOVT 4283

This class will examine the history and contemporary role of Latinos as a minority group in the U.S. political system. This course is intended as an overview of the political position of Latinos y Latinas ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LSP 4283

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 10005GOVT 4283  SEM 101

  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4291

This course examines scientific controversies that become political. Why does some science become politicized rather than normalized and routinized? How do societies deal with collective uncertainty and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: BSOC 4291STS 4291

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17127GOVT 4291  SEM 101

  • Government seniors and juniors given preference. This class fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4339

This seminar examines the emergence of national identities, nationalist movements, and nation-states in the modern Arab world. First, we will examine various approaches to the question of nationalism, ... view course details

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  • 16192GOVT 4339  SEM 101

GOVT 4496

This seminar inquires into the interrelation between two meanings of the concept of power:  "power over" or control power and "power to" or protean power. Control power is based on the notion that actors ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 6496

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15889GOVT 4496  SEM 101

  • Government seniors and juniors given preference. This course satisfies the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4726

Punitive Society examines the phenomena of mass incarceration and the death penalty as represented in philosophy, law, literature and film.  We will address the genealogy of punishment, the absence of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: FREN 4726

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15890GOVT 4726  SEM 101

  • Government seniors and juniors given preference. This course fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4867

This seminar will explore the rise of mass incarceration and punitive containment strategies around the globe. Considering prison a threshold that resists outsiders' efforts to comprehend inmate experience, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ANTHR 4071SOC 4860

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9497GOVT 4867  SEM 101

GOVT 4877

This course focuses primarily on China's evolving role in both Asia and world politics. While China may not necessarily be the sole determinant of the type of security order that will prevail in Asia, ... view course details

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  •  9340GOVT 4877  SEM 101

  • Preference given to Government Seniors and Juniors. Fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4949

This seminar creates a structured environment in which honors students will examine different  research approaches and methods and construct a research design for their own theses—a thesis proposal that ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7787GOVT 4949  IND 601

GOVT 4999

One-on-one tutorial arranged by the student with a faculty member of his or her choosing. Open to government majors doing superior work, and it is the responsibility of the student to establish the research ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6081GOVT 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bateman, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6884GOVT 4999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bensel, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6885GOVT 4999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Buck-Morss, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6886GOVT 4999  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bunce, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6887GOVT 4999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6888GOVT 4999  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Enns, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6889GOVT 4999  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Evangelista, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6890GOVT 4999  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6891GOVT 4999  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Garcia-Rios, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6892GOVT 4999  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Herring, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6893GOVT 4999  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jones-Correa, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6894GOVT 4999  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6895GOVT 4999  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6896GOVT 4999  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Kirshner, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6897GOVT 4999  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Kramnick, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6898GOVT 4999  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kreps, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6899GOVT 4999  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Lowi, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6900GOVT 4999  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Corrigan, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6903GOVT 4999  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Mertha, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6901GOVT 4999  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Mettler, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6902GOVT 4999  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6911GOVT 4999  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6912GOVT 4999  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Michener, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6913GOVT 4999  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Pepinsky, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6914GOVT 4999  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Roberts, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6915GOVT 4999  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Rubenstein, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6916GOVT 4999  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Sanders, M

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6917GOVT 4999  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Ward, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6918GOVT 4999  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6919GOVT 4999  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Tarrow, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6920GOVT 4999  IND 631

    • TBA
    • van de Walle, N

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6921GOVT 4999  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Way, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6922GOVT 4999  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Livingston, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6923GOVT 4999  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Margulies, J

GOVT 6019

The goal of this course is to introduce probability and statistics as fundamental building blocks for quantitative political analysis, with regression modeling as a focal application. We will begin with ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 4019

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7940GOVT 6019  SEM 101

  • Co-meets with GOVT 4019.

GOVT 6049

This course continues the path of 6019 and 6029 in offering a hybrid of applied social statistics and econometric modeling for graduate students, with a focus on the analysis of categorical and count data ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15831GOVT 6049  SEM 001

    • MWWhite Hall 104
    • Aug 23 - Oct 7, 2016
    • Corrigan, B

  • Prerequisite: Must have taken GOVT 6019 and GOVT 6029; or permission of the instructor.

GOVT 6059

This course continues the path of 6019 and 6029 in offering a hybrid of applied social statistics and econometric modeling for graduate students, with a focus on panel, time-series cross-section, and multilevel ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15832GOVT 6059  SEM 101

    • MWWhite Hall 104
    • Oct 10 - Dec 2, 2016
    • Corrigan, B

  • Prerequisite: Must have taken GOVT 6019 and GOVT 6029; or permission of the instructor.

GOVT 6067

General survey of the literature and propositions of the international relations field. Criteria are developed for judging theoretical propositions and are applied to the major findings. Participants are ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  8376GOVT 6067  SEM 101

GOVT 6122

Social science research almost always combines empirical observation (data), the construction of concepts (language), and the logical analysis of the relations between observations and concepts (statistics).  ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECON 6910PHIL 6422

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15909GOVT 6122  SEM 101

GOVT 6201

The United States Congress will be examined: first, as a "closed system" in which institutional arrangements decisively apportion political power; and, second, as the product of electoral and social forces ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6201

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15907GOVT 6201  SEM 101

GOVT 6242

This course is designed to provide doctoral students in political science with an introduction to experiment and survey design. Students will discuss all major types of experiments (e.g. field, lab, survey, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9350GOVT 6242  SEM 101

GOVT 6353

This course provides a graduate-level survey of the field of comparative politics, introducing students to classic works as well as recent contributions that build upon those works. Readings will draw ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  7024GOVT 6353  SEM 101

GOVT 6384

The course will be thoroughly comparative in order to highlight both the specificity of each country as well as more generalizable dynamics of 21st century development. It will be divided into a number ... view course details

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  • 18297GOVT 6384  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 115
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

GOVT 6483

Officials come to their positions of power in ways that vary over time and space. Comparativists have, historically, focused their attentions on democracies and on transitions from authoritarian regimes ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15924GOVT 6483  SEM 101

GOVT 6496

This seminar inquires into the interrelation between two meanings of the concept of power:  "power over" or control power  and "power to" or protean power. Control power is based on the notion that actors ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 4496

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15888GOVT 6496  SEM 101

  • Instructor permission required for MA students. This class co-meets with GOVT 4496.

GOVT 6606

This seminar will examine the political consequences of American pragmatism. Through a close study of the major works of William James and John Dewey we will explore pragmatist theories of inquiry, experience, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6606

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15905GOVT 6606  SEM 101

GOVT 6645

In contemporary political contexts "democracy" is often invoked as the very ground of political legitimacy. There is very little agreement, however, on what democracy means or how it is best embodied in ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6645

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15926GOVT 6645  SEM 101

GOVT 6779

This course will examine cosmopolitanism as a cultural, moral, and political concept both historically, with reference primarily to the eighteenth century, and theoretically, in contemporary debates. The ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6970ENGL 6970

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16124GOVT 6779  SEM 101

GOVT 6877

This course focuses primarily on China's evolving role in both Asia and world politics. It does so based on the premise that what China does in Asia may not necessarily be the sole determinant of the type ... view course details

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  •  9369GOVT 6877  SEM 101

GOVT 7999

Individualized readings and research for graduate students. Topics, readings, and writing requirements are designed through consultation between the student and the instructor. Graduate students in government ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6083GOVT 7999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Anderson, C

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6960GOVT 7999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bensel, R

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6961GOVT 7999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Buck-Morss, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6962GOVT 7999  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bunce, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6963GOVT 7999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6964GOVT 7999  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Enns, P

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6965GOVT 7999  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Evangelista, M

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6966GOVT 7999  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6967GOVT 7999  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Lienau, O

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6968GOVT 7999  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Herring, R

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6969GOVT 7999  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Jones-Correa, M

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6970GOVT 7999  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, M

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6971GOVT 7999  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, P

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6972GOVT 7999  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Kirshner, J

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6973GOVT 7999  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Kramnick, I

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6974GOVT 7999  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kreps, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6975GOVT 7999  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Lowi, T

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6976GOVT 7999  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6977GOVT 7999  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Mertha, A

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6978GOVT 7999  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Mettler, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6979GOVT 7999  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6982GOVT 7999  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Morrison, K

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6983GOVT 7999  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Patel, D

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6984GOVT 7999  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Pepinsky, T

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6985GOVT 7999  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Roberts, K

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6986GOVT 7999  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Rubenstein, D

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6987GOVT 7999  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Sanders, M

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6988GOVT 7999  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Shefter, M

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6989GOVT 7999  IND 629

    • TBA
    • Smith, A

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6990GOVT 7999  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Tarrow, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6991GOVT 7999  IND 631

    • TBA
    • van de Walle, N

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6992GOVT 7999  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Way, C

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6993GOVT 7999  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Ward, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7038GOVT 7999  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Flores-Macias, G