Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

GOVT 1615

This course offers a survey of political theory in the West. We will examine some of the persistent dilemmas of politics and the attempts of several canonical political theorists to respond to them: Plato, ... 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

  •  1135GOVT 1615  DIS 201

  •  1136GOVT 1615  DIS 202

    • MTWRFMcGraw Hall 145
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2019
    • Moon, A

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

  •  1149GOVT 1817  LEC 001

    • MTWRFWhite Hall 106
    • Jun 24 - Jul 12, 2019
    • Gagnon, 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=655

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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1458GOVT 1817  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Jul 15 - Aug 2, 2019
    • Gagnon, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    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

  •  1184GOVT 2623  LEC 001

  •  1185GOVT 2623  DIS 201

    • MTWRFWhite Hall B04
    • Jul 15 - Aug 2, 2019
    • Brann, R

  •  1186GOVT 2623  DIS 202

    • MTWRFWhite Hall B14
    • Jul 15 - Aug 2, 2019
    • Brann, R

  •  1187GOVT 2623  DIS 203

GOVT 3071

The US and the global community face a number of complex, interconnected and enduring issues that pose challenges for our political and policy governance institutions and society at large.  Exploring how ... view course details

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  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: AMST 3071

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1151GOVT 3071  LEC 001

    • MWWashington, DC
    • Jun 3 - Jul 26, 2019
    • 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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  •   Three Week Summer.  Combined with: AMST 3141

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1154GOVT 3141  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • May 29 - Jun 21, 2019
    • Katzenstein, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    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

  •  1157GOVT 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

  •  1160GOVT 3323  LEC 001

    • MTWRFSTurin, Italy
    • Jun 3 - Jun 21, 2019
    • Best, R

      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

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

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1147GOVT 3887  LEC 001

  •  1148GOVT 3887  DIS 201