CRP 5720

CRP 5720

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course provides background on contemporary Italian politics and society, as an essential foundation to students with various disciplinary interests, from planning to architecture, from the fine arts to sociology and anthropology. This course provides a comprehensive survey of Italian society today, starting with Italy's geography and the historical forces that shaped the nation. It examines tensions between north and south, and such broad features of Italian social life as community structure, urban development, and family forms. The course also reviews selected institutional issues, such as gender, the system of education, problems of criminality and justice, economic reform, social class, religion, and politics.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Cornell in Rome participants only.

Course Attribute (CU-ITL)

Comments U.R.S. and M.R.P students must take the course for a letter grade; S/U grading basis available to non-majors only.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CRP 3720

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16620 CRP 5720   LEC 020

    • TR Rome, Italy
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Smith, G

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
    Taught in Rome, Italy. Enrollment limited to Rome Program Students.