PS 1603 - MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THOUGHT
Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course provides a three-part introduction to modern and contemporary political thought with a focus on identity and identity politics. The first third of the course will explore major modern and contemporary theories about how identities are formed and experienced. The second portion of the course will focus on the relationship between identity and law. The final third of the course will use case studies from U.S. history and current events to explore how identity shapes and is shaped by social movements and public policy. Throughout the semester, students will develop a research project that uses the case of their choosing to explore the ways in which identity affects and is affected by the political world.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis
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