Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1303GOVT 1111  LEC 001

    • MTWRFWhite Hall 106
    • Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2015
    • Spitzer, R

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  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=651

GOVT 1615

A survey of the development of Western political theory from Plato to the present.  Readings from the works of the major theorists.  An examination of the relevance of their ideas to contemporary ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1304GOVT 1615  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2015
    • Kramnick, I

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  • This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=654

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1306GOVT 1615  DIS 200

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  •  1307GOVT 1615  DIS 201

    • MTWRFMcGraw Hall 365
    • Jul 13 - Jul 31, 2015
    • Kramnick, I

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  •  1308GOVT 1615  DIS 202

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  •  1309GOVT 1615  DIS 203

    • MTWRFMcGraw Hall 215
    • Jul 13 - Jul 31, 2015
    • Kramnick, I

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  •  1881GOVT 1615  DIS 204

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GOVT 1817

Introduction to the basic concepts and practice of international politics. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1320GOVT 1817  LEC 001

    • MTWRFWhite Hall 106
    • Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2015
    • Gagnon, C

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  • This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=655

GOVT 3052

Students will receive an introduction to the American legal system including judicial and legislative processes and their roles within the structure of the law. Topics covered include constitutional law, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

GOVT 3071

Public policy is shaped by many forces. This course will enhance your ability to understand those forces and the policies that they produce. It will provide you with tools for thinking about, assessing, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

GOVT 3128

A new generation of leaders has emerged in America's political, economic, educational, and cultural institutions. Those leaders employ and explore in their work modern communications technologies such ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: AMST 3128

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: A New Generation of Political, Economic, and Cultu

  •  1491GOVT 3128  LEC 001

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  • Taught in Washington, DC. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1749

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week Summer.  Combined with: AMST 3141

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1321GOVT 3141  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • May 27 - Jun 19, 2015
    • Katzenstein, M

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  • This Online Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1883

GOVT 3150

This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the American legal system, its roots in natural and common law, the purposes/values it serves (e.g., resolution of private grievances; punishment of offenses ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

GOVT 3323

Introduction to politics and political systems in Western Europe.  Starts with a brief history of the consolidation of West European democracies before and after World War II. Discusses core theoretical ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: SOC 3310

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1327GOVT 3323  LEC 001

    • MTWRFSuTurin, Italy
    • May 31 - Jun 20, 2015
    • Way, C

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  • Offered in Turin. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/courses/courses.php?v=1935