Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

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

  •  1192GOVT 1111  LEC 001

    • MTWRFWhite Hall 106
    • Jun 25 - Aug 3, 2018
    • Leavitt, C

  • 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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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: PHIL 1920

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1198GOVT 1615  DIS 201

  •  1199GOVT 1615  DIS 202

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1210GOVT 1817  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Jul 16 - Aug 3, 2018
    • 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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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: NES 2619

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1272GOVT 2623  LEC 001

  •  1273GOVT 2623  DIS 201

    • MTWRFMcGraw Hall 366
    • Jul 16 - Aug 3, 2018
    • Brann, R

  •  1274GOVT 2623  DIS 202

    • MTWRFMcGraw Hall 365
    • Jul 16 - Aug 3, 2018
    • Brann, R

  •  1275GOVT 2623  DIS 203

    • MTWRFMcGraw Hall 145
    • Jul 16 - Aug 3, 2018
    • Brann, R

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

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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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: AMST 3128

  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

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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  •   Three Week Summer.  Combined with: AMST 3141

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1215GOVT 3141  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • May 30 - Jun 22, 2018
    • 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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  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1222GOVT 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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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: SOC 3310

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1226GOVT 3323  LEC 001

    • MTWRFSTurin, Italy
    • Jun 4 - Jun 22, 2018
    • Hecht, J

      von Wittelsbach, K

      Way, C

  • Taught in 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

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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: LAW 3887

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1545GOVT 3887  LEC 001

  •  1546GOVT 3887  DIS 201

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1775GOVT 4999  IND 601