Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

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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  •   Six Week Summer.  Combined with: AMST 1115

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1193GOVT 1111  LEC 001

    • MTWRFWhite Hall 104
    • Jun 27 - Aug 5, 2016
    • Spitzer, R

  • 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

This course offers a survey of modern political theory in the West.  We will examine some of the persistent dilemmas of political modernity and the attempts of several canonical political theorists to ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1197GOVT 1615  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 27 - Aug 5, 2016
    • Kramnick, I

  • 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

  •  1199GOVT 1615  DIS 200

  •  1200GOVT 1615  DIS 201

    • MTWRFWhite Hall B06
    • Jul 18 - Aug 5, 2016
    • Staff

  •  1201GOVT 1615  DIS 202

  •  1202GOVT 1615  DIS 203

  •  1203GOVT 1615  DIS 204

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

GOVT 2623

This course examines the history and politics of the Middle East and its central place in world affairs from the turn of the twentieth century down to the present. Beginning with the end of the Ottoman ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: NES 2619

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

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

  •  1206GOVT 3071  LEC 001

    • TRWashington, DC
    • Jun 6 - Jul 29, 2016
    • Silbey, D

  • 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=659

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

  •  1207GOVT 3141  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 1 - Jun 24, 2016
    • Katzenstein, M

  • 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

  •  1209GOVT 3150  LEC 001

  • Taught at Continuing Education in New York City. 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=1747

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. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1210GOVT 3323  LEC 001

    • MTWRFSTurin, Italy
    • May 29 - Jun 18, 2016
    • Hecht, J

      Krewel, M

      Way, C

  • Taught in Turin, Italy. 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