Government (GOVT)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

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.  Combined with: AMST 1115

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1143GOVT 1111  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 22 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Leavitt, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    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 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Second. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1147GOVT 1615  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 22 - Jul 10, 2020
    • Moon, A

    • TBA
    • Jun 22 - Jul 10, 2020
  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    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=654

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
  •   Three Week - Second. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1154GOVT 1817  LEC 001

    • MTWRF
    • Jun 22 - Jul 10, 2020
    • Gagnon, C

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    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
  •   Three Week - Three. 

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1160GOVT 1817  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Jul 13 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Gagnon, C

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    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 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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Syllabi: none
  •   Summer Special Session 2.  Combined with: AMST 3071

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  1796GOVT 3071  LEC 002

    • TBA
    • Jun 15 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Silbey, D

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    This course utilizes synchronous live discussions which will be recorded and available asynchronously as needed. This Summer Session class is offered by the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions. For details visit https://sce.cornell.edu/courses.

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 - First.  Combined with: AMST 3141

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1170GOVT 3141  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jun 1 - Jun 19, 2020
    • Katzenstein, M

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Asynchronous
    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 3683

Corruption, and the perception of corruption, pervades many aspects of society and has become a source of political protest around the world. This course focuses on the similarities and differences between ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First.  Combined with: SOC 3680

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1237GOVT 3683  LEC 001

    • MTWRF TBA
    • Jun 1 - Jun 19, 2020
    • Young, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online

GOVT 3686

What sets us apart, and brings us together, as humans – and what are the socio-political implications? Seeking understanding, this course is an odyssey onto the human condition and its politics, honing ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First. 

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1800GOVT 3686  LEC 003

  • Instruction Mode: Online

GOVT 3827

Study of the dramatic rise of China through reviewing major developments in contemporary Chinese foreign policy since the establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and concentrating ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - First.  Combined with: ASIAN 3327CAPS 3827

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1177GOVT 3827  LEC 001

    • MTWRF
    • Jun 1 - Jun 19, 2020
    • Carlson, A

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    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=3332

GOVT 3887

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Syllabi: none
  •   Three Week - Three.  Combined with: LAW 3887

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1891GOVT 3887  LEC 002

    • MTWRF
    • Jul 13 - Jul 31, 2020
    • Brundige, E

  • Instruction Mode: Distance Learning-Synchronous
    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=3227