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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:PWR/POL:Social Inquiry

  • 17626GOVT 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: Gender,War&Educ.: 3 Classics of 1930s Britain

  • 17627GOVT 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: FWS: Power and Resistance

  • 17629GOVT 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

  • Topic: FWS: Populism and Democracy

  • 17630GOVT 1101  SEM 104

  • 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: Self-Determination

  • 17631GOVT 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: Modern Democracy and its Critics

  • 18001GOVT 1101  SEM 106

  • 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

  •  7897GOVT 1111  LEC 001

  •  8541GOVT 1111  DIS 201

  •  8542GOVT 1111  DIS 202

  •  8543GOVT 1111  DIS 203

  •  8544GOVT 1111  DIS 204

  •  8545GOVT 1111  DIS 205

  •  8546GOVT 1111  DIS 206

  •  8547GOVT 1111  DIS 207

  •  8548GOVT 1111  DIS 208

  •  9471GOVT 1111  DIS 209

  • 10212GOVT 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

  •  8659GOVT 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

  •  7763GOVT 1817  LEC 001

  • If a section is closed, please contact the instructor for permission. PJK2@cornell.edu.

  •  8554GOVT 1817  DIS 201

  •  8555GOVT 1817  DIS 202

  •  8556GOVT 1817  DIS 203

  •  8557GOVT 1817  DIS 204

  •  8558GOVT 1817  DIS 205

  •  8559GOVT 1817  DIS 206

  •  8560GOVT 1817  DIS 207

  •  8561GOVT 1817  DIS 208

  •  8562GOVT 1817  DIS 209

  •  8563GOVT 1817  DIS 210

  •  8564GOVT 1817  DIS 211

GOVT 1901

This course will address questions of justice posed by current political controversies, for example, controversies over immigration, economic inequality, American nationalism, the government's role in ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Justice and Politics in the Trump Era

  •  9499GOVT 1901  SEM 101

  • This semester’s course will address questions of justice posed by current political controversies, for example, over immigration, economic inequality, American nationalism, the government’s role in healthcare and the environment, racial inequality, the political power of elites, populism, authoritarianism, globalization, and the proper use of America’s global power. Brief readings in political philosophy and social science will be starting points for informal discussion and mutual learning among diverse perspectives.

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Justice and Politics in the Trump Era

  •  9994GOVT 1901  SEM 102

  • This semester’s course will address questions of justice posed by current political controversies, for example, over immigration, economic inequality, American nationalism, the government’s role in healthcare and the environment, racial inequality, the political power of elites, populism, authoritarianism, globalization, and the proper use of America’s global power. Brief readings in political philosophy and social science will be starting points for informal discussion and mutual learning among diverse perspectives.

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 1901SOC 1900

  • 1-2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Justice and Politics in the Trump Era

  •  9995GOVT 1901  SEM 103

  • This semester’s course will address questions of justice posed by current political controversies, for example, over immigration, economic inequality, American nationalism, the government’s role in healthcare and the environment, racial inequality, the political power of elites, populism, authoritarianism, globalization, and the proper use of America’s global power. Brief readings in political philosophy and social science will be starting points for informal discussion and mutual learning among diverse perspectives.

GOVT 2152

One in ten residents of the United States was born outside the country. These people include international students, temporary workers, refugees, asylees, permanent residents, naturalized U.S. citizens ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 2152LSP 2152

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16407GOVT 2152  LEC 001

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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  •  8362GOVT 2225  LEC 001

  • 10021GOVT 2225  DIS 201

  • 10022GOVT 2225  DIS 202

  • 10023GOVT 2225  DIS 203

  • 10024GOVT 2225  DIS 204

  • 10025GOVT 2225  DIS 205

  • 10026GOVT 2225  DIS 206

  • 10027GOVT 2225  DIS 207

  • 10028GOVT 2225  DIS 208

  • 17809GOVT 2225  DIS 209

  • 17810GOVT 2225  DIS 210

GOVT 2264

This course explores the causes and consequences of modern day civil wars.  The first part of the course looks at individual, group, and state level factors that might cause civil wars to break out.  The ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16031GOVT 2264  LEC 001

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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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 2430

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9156GOVT 2432  LEC 001

  • There will be weekly discussion sections held 5 times during the semester.

GOVT 2553

This course will cover current events in Europe as they unfold during the semester. Each week the two meetings will features a "topic" day in which students learn about a current issue of importance for ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15972GOVT 2553  LEC 001

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

  •  8504GOVT 2747  LEC 001

  •  8527GOVT 2747  DIS 201

  •  8528GOVT 2747  DIS 202

  •  8529GOVT 2747  DIS 203

  •  8530GOVT 2747  DIS 204

  •  8769GOVT 2747  DIS 205

  •  8816GOVT 2747  DIS 206

  • 18267GOVT 2747  DIS 207

GOVT 2807

In the early twentieth century, a series of movements arose in the Middle East and South Asia, calling Muslims to return to Islam. Today, leaders and members of such groups –now known as Islamists –insist ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  • 17562GOVT 2807  LEC 001

GOVT 2817

Donald Trump and Barack Obama give us two visions of America and of the world: xenophobic nationalism and pragmatic cosmopolitanism.  America and the world are thus constituted by great diversity. The ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 2817

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15948GOVT 2817  LEC 001

  • 15998GOVT 2817  DIS 201

  • 15999GOVT 2817  DIS 202

  • 17797GOVT 2817  DIS 203

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

  •  8889GOVT 3082  LEC 001

  •  8892GOVT 3082  DIS 201

  •  8893GOVT 3082  DIS 202

  •  8894GOVT 3082  DIS 203

  •  8895GOVT 3082  DIS 204

GOVT 3141

The United States stands alone among Western, industrialized countries with its persistent, high rates of incarceration, long sentences, and continued use of the death penalty. This "American exceptionalism" ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: AMST 3141

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15949GOVT 3141  LEC 001

  • 16080GOVT 3141  DIS 201

  • 16081GOVT 3141  DIS 202

  • 16082GOVT 3141  DIS 203

  • 16083GOVT 3141  DIS 204

  • 16084GOVT 3141  DIS 205

  • 16085GOVT 3141  DIS 206

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

  • 10147GOVT 3142  SEM 101

    • M
    • Sawyer, P

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

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

  • 17253GOVT 3281  LEC 001

GOVT 3284

Populist leaders, movements, and parties who claim to represent "the people" (however defined) and challenge political establishments have shaken up the traditional political order in many countries around ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15944GOVT 3284  LEC 001

  • 16033GOVT 3284  DIS 201

  • 16034GOVT 3284  DIS 202

GOVT 3303

From a perspective based on comparative political economy, this course examines pressing contemporary issues such as the politics of growing inequality.  We consider conflicts around markets, democracy, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRIC 4330

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16445GOVT 3303  LEC 001

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

  •  9164GOVT 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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  • 17384GOVT 3384  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 105
    • 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 Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Growth and Development

  •  8139GOVT 3494  LEC 080

  • Taught in Washington, DC.

GOVT 3503

This seminar examines the various issues that surround being a specialist of one of the world's most complex and exciting places. The course will first look at the various groups of people that have been ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CAPS 3502

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15975GOVT 3503  LEC 001

GOVT 3547

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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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture, one discussion, and one laboratory. Combined with: AEM 3547DSOC 3547ILRIC 3547

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15936GOVT 3547  LEC 001

  • 16003GOVT 3547  DIS 201

  • 16004GOVT 3547  DIS 202

  • 16005GOVT 3547  DIS 203

  • 16006GOVT 3547  DIS 204

  • 16007GOVT 3547  DIS 205

  • 16008GOVT 3547  DIS 206

  • 15937GOVT 3547  LAB 401

GOVT 3605

This course will focus on critical approaches to the study of ideology in order to understand the role of ideology in political subject formation. After an initial presentation of the classical Marxist ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15952GOVT 3605  LEC 001

  • 16009GOVT 3605  DIS 201

  • 16010GOVT 3605  DIS 202

GOVT 3785

This course examines the political theory of civil disobedience. Do citizens have obligations to obey unjust laws? What makes disobedience civil rather than criminal? How do acts of protest influence public ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3785PHIL 2945

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9639GOVT 3785  LEC 001

GOVT 3786

When Jean-Jacques Rousseau introduced the concept of the "general will" in his classic text The Social Contract, he made what was then an unprecedented and scandalous claim: that the people as a whole, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 3780FREN 3780

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16141GOVT 3786  SEM 101

GOVT 3827

Study of the dramatic rise of China through reviewing major developments in contemporary Chinese foreign policy since the establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and concentrating ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 3327CAPS 3827

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16041GOVT 3827  LEC 001

GOVT 3999

Does allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons reduce violent crime? Do affirmative action policies at law schools cause black students to fail the bar? Do micro-finance policies make the poor better ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15973GOVT 3999  LEC 001

  • 16179GOVT 3999  DIS 201

  • 16180GOVT 3999  DIS 202

  • 16181GOVT 3999  DIS 203

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: Despotism: Russia and Elsewhere

  •  8960GOVT 4000  SEM 101

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

GOVT 4015

The most intense public encounter between Existentialism and Marxism occurred in immediate post-WWII Europe, its structure remaining alive internationally. Existentialist questions have been traced from ... view course details

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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

  •  8577GOVT 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

  •  9275GOVT 4021  SEM 101

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

GOVT 4102

This course examines the importance of government and political processes for improving urban environments, human health, and resilience in the face of climate change. view course details

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  • 15953GOVT 4102  SEM 101

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

GOVT 4194

This seminar is an advanced introduction to political economy in contemporary South, Southeast, and East Asia. Our central task is to uncover the political underpinnings of economic performance across ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 4498

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15955GOVT 4194  SEM 101

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

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: AMST 4283LSP 4283

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  9160GOVT 4283  SEM 101

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

GOVT 4566

This seminar will provide an overview of four key figures in political theory: Marx, Gramsci, Foucault, and Fanon. The focal theme of the course is power. Some of the questions we will grapple with include: ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 6566

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18341GOVT 4566  SEM 101

    • W
    • Adalet, B

  • This class fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

GOVT 4807

In this course we will discuss how society, culture and politics shape technological artifacts and the natural and built environment, such as bridges, roads, and landscapes in diverse cultural contexts. ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: DSOC 4301STS 4301

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17838GOVT 4807  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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  • 16092GOVT 4877  SEM 101

  • Government seniors and juniors given preference. This class 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

  •  7767GOVT 4949  IND 601

  • This class fulfills the government senior seminar requirement.

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

  •  6098GOVT 4999  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Bateman, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6869GOVT 4999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bensel, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6870GOVT 4999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6871GOVT 4999  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bunce, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6872GOVT 4999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6873GOVT 4999  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Enns, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6874GOVT 4999  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Evangelista, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6875GOVT 4999  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6876GOVT 4999  IND 609

    • TBA
    • Garcia-Rios, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6877GOVT 4999  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Herring, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6878GOVT 4999  IND 611

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6879GOVT 4999  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6880GOVT 4999  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6881GOVT 4999  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Kirshner, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6882GOVT 4999  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Kramnick, I

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6883GOVT 4999  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kreps, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6884GOVT 4999  IND 617

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6885GOVT 4999  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Corrigan, B

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6888GOVT 4999  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Mertha, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6886GOVT 4999  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Mettler, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6887GOVT 4999  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6896GOVT 4999  IND 622

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6897GOVT 4999  IND 623

    • TBA
    • Michener, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6898GOVT 4999  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Pepinsky, T

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6899GOVT 4999  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Roberts, K

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6900GOVT 4999  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Rubenstein, D

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6901GOVT 4999  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Sanders, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6902GOVT 4999  IND 628

    • TBA
    • Ward, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6904GOVT 4999  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Tarrow, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6905GOVT 4999  IND 631

    • TBA
    • van de Walle, N

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6906GOVT 4999  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Way, C

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6907GOVT 4999  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Livingston, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6908GOVT 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

  •  7898GOVT 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

  • 15595GOVT 6049  SEM 001

    • MWWhite Hall 104
    • Aug 22 - Oct 6, 2017
    • 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

  • 15714GOVT 6059  SEM 101

    • MWWhite Hall 104
    • Oct 9 - Dec 1, 2017
    • Corrigan, B

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

GOVT 6102

This course examines the importance of government and political processes for improving urban environments, human health, and resilience in the face of climate change. view course details

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  • 15958GOVT 6102  SEM 101

GOVT 6303

From a perspective rooted in comparative political economy, this graduate seminar examines the politics of economic inequality in the United States and Europe.  The emphasis is contemporary: growing inequality, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRIC 6330

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17913GOVT 6303  LEC 001

    • T
    • Turner, L

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

  •  7009GOVT 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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  • 17389GOVT 6384  LEC 001

    • TRIves Hall 105
    • Friedman, E

      Kuruvilla, S

GOVT 6433

This course is designed to provide doctoral students in political science with an introduction to advanced quantitative text analysis. Students will learn about all major types of content analyses, including ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15961GOVT 6433  SEM 101

GOVT 6461

This course provides an introduction to the public opinion literature. Special attention will be paid to the determinants of political attitudes and their role in the larger political system. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15962GOVT 6461  SEM 101

GOVT 6566

This seminar will provide an overview of four key figures in political theory: Marx, Gramsci, Foucault, and Fanon. The focal theme of the course is power. Some of the questions we will grapple with include: ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: GOVT 4566

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18342GOVT 6566  SEM 101

    • W
    • Adalet, B

GOVT 6596

This seminar explores the politics of violence and nonviolence from a theoretical perspective. We will examine classic and contemporary theories of violence and nonviolence with attention to disputes concerning ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 6596

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15963GOVT 6596  SEM 101

GOVT 6676

This seminar will focus on Nietzsche's legacy on 20th/21st century French thought. view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6676FREN 6676

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: French

  • 15966GOVT 6676  SEM 101

GOVT 6785

Our title derives from the political philosopher Leo Strauss, who provides our initial analytic, methodological, and theoretical model. We extend beyond Straussian ideological positions to include art ... view course details

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  • 16711GOVT 6785  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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  • 16095GOVT 6877  SEM 101

GOVT 6946

This course explores the philosophical concept of biopolitics and its diverse translations and/or adaptations across multiple disciplines and across the globe (Africa, Far East, South East Asia, and the ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6944ROMS 6944

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17537GOVT 6946  SEM 101

GOVT 6969

This course examines political science as a discipline and profession, reviews teaching strategies and philosophy, and examines and motivates the conceptualization and development of original research.  ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15935GOVT 6969  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

GOVT 7274

This course provides a survey of classic and contemporary work on civil war by political scientists.  It begins by exploring the conceptualization of civil wars, including an assessment of how social scientists ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16032GOVT 7274  SEM 101

GOVT 7937

The Proseminar in Peace Studies offers a multidisciplinary review of issues related to peace and conflict at the graduate level. The course is led by the director of the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: STS 7937

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15947GOVT 7937  SEM 101

  • Taking two semesters of the course fulfills the basic requirement of the graduate minor in Peace Studies and Peace Science.

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

  •  6945GOVT 7999  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Bensel, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6946GOVT 7999  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Buck-Morss, S

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6947GOVT 7999  IND 604

    • TBA
    • Bunce, V

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6948GOVT 7999  IND 605

    • TBA
    • Carlson, A

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6949GOVT 7999  IND 606

    • TBA
    • Enns, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6950GOVT 7999  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Evangelista, M

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6951GOVT 7999  IND 608

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6953GOVT 7999  IND 610

    • TBA
    • Herring, R

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6955GOVT 7999  IND 612

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, M

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6956GOVT 7999  IND 613

    • TBA
    • Katzenstein, P

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  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6957GOVT 7999  IND 614

    • TBA
    • Kirshner, J

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6958GOVT 7999  IND 615

    • TBA
    • Kramnick, I

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6959GOVT 7999  IND 616

    • TBA
    • Kreps, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6961GOVT 7999  IND 618

    • TBA
    • Frank, J

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6962GOVT 7999  IND 619

    • TBA
    • Mertha, A

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6963GOVT 7999  IND 620

    • TBA
    • Mettler, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6964GOVT 7999  IND 621

    • TBA
    • Michener, J

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6969GOVT 7999  IND 624

    • TBA
    • Pepinsky, T

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6970GOVT 7999  IND 625

    • TBA
    • Roberts, K

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6971GOVT 7999  IND 626

    • TBA
    • Rubenstein, D

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6972GOVT 7999  IND 627

    • TBA
    • Sanders, M

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6975GOVT 7999  IND 630

    • TBA
    • Tarrow, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6976GOVT 7999  IND 631

    • TBA
    • van de Walle, N

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6977GOVT 7999  IND 632

    • TBA
    • Way, C

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  6978GOVT 7999  IND 633

    • TBA
    • Ward, S

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  •  

  • 1-4 Credits Graded

  •  7022GOVT 7999  IND 634

    • TBA
    • Flores-Macias, G