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GRAD > PPOL-G > 601

Political Economy I

This is the first term of a two-semester, multidisciplinary core sequence exploring the basic philosophical, social, political, and economic underpinnings of public policy development, through a series of discrete units. It is taught primarily from a historical and theoretical perspective. Major units include the theory of scientific inquiry; views of human nature; the history of ideologies and institutions; theories of freedom and justice; the conservative, liberal, and radical paradigms regarding the role of the state, race, ethnicity, gender and class. (Course offered in the fall only.)

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