Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

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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  •   Six Week Summer. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1060GOVT 1615  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 26 - Aug 4, 2017
    • 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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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1074GOVT 1615  LEC 002

    • MTWRFMcgraw Hall 165
    • Jul 17 - Aug 4, 2017
    • Kramnick, I

  •  1075GOVT 1615  DIS 201

  •  1077GOVT 1615  DIS 202

    • MTWRFWhite Hall 106
    • Jul 17 - Aug 4, 2017
    • Staff

  •  1078GOVT 1615  DIS 203

    • MTWRFWhite Hall B06
    • Jul 17 - Aug 4, 2017
    • Staff

  •  1079GOVT 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
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1109GOVT 1817  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Jul 17 - Aug 4, 2017
    • Gagnon, C

  • 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=655.

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.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: NES 2619

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1291GOVT 2623  LEC 001

    • MTWRFUris Hall 202
    • Jun 26 - Jul 14, 2017
    • Brann, R

  •  1292GOVT 2623  DIS 201

    • MTWRFWhite Hall B14
    • Jun 26 - Jul 14, 2017
    • Staff

  •  1293GOVT 2623  DIS 202

GOVT 3128

As new generations of leaders emerge in America's political, economic, educational, and cultural institutions (for good and ill), a national conversation about what constitutes leadership has continued.  ... view course details

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

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  •  1532GOVT 3128  LEC 001

    • RWashington, DC
    • Jun 5 - Jul 28, 2017
    • Beem, K

      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=1745

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

  •  1214GOVT 3150  LEC 001

  • Taught in NYC. 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.  Combined with: SOC 3310

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1115GOVT 3323  LEC 001

    • MTWRFSTurin, Italy
    • May 28 - Jun 17, 2017
    • Best, R

      Hecht, J

      von Wittelsbach, K

      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.

GOVT 3887

This course will introduce students to the law, theory, and practice of international human rights. It will also give you the opportunity to think critically about the effectiveness of the international ... view course details

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

  • 3 Credits Graded