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Special Topics in Politics

Description:
Intensive study of topics in politics. Course content varies each semester.

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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 6109 TuTh
12:30 PM - 01:45 PM
Brown,Joseph Matthew M01-0207
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 27
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes: This course surveys the most prominent themes in philosophical and scientific thought about international relations. It will give special consideration to the historical evolution of international relations scholarship, and |
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02 6110 TuTh
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Kowert,Paul Andrew M03-0430
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 19
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes: This course examines the way countries make their foreign policy. It considers the international, domestic, and even interpersonal settings in which policymakers pursue their goals in different countries. Understanding thes|
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2016 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 5995 MWF
10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Brown,Joseph Matthew W01-0005
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/25/2016 - 05/11/2016
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 51
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes: This course examines fundamental questions about the political phenomenon known as terrorism: What is terrorism? Who engages in it? What do they hope to achieve? Who supports or opposes terrorism? What are the effects of terr|
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02 5996 MWF
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Zhang,Wu M03-0430
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/25/2016 - 05/11/2016
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 13
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes: This course analyzes China's political and economic interactions with the international system between 1949 and the present, covering both China's domestic politics and its foreign policy. Part I of the course explains why Ch|
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03 5997 TuTh
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Jurkovich,Michelle Diane M01-0207
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/25/2016 - 05/11/2016
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 33
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes: There is enough food on the planet to feed everyone, and yet currently approximately 875 million people go hungry. Why is this, the case? This course explores the politics of international food security, dividing the semeste|
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2017 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 4671 MWF
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Brown,Joseph Matthew W01-0063
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/23/2017 - 05/10/2017
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 30
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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02 4678 TuTh
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Henao Castro,Andres Fabian W01-0063
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/23/2017 - 05/10/2017
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 8
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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03 4679 TuTh
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Farsakh,Laila M01-0207
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/23/2017 - 05/10/2017
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 12
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes: The aim of this course is to investigate the relationship between resistance and revolutions. It examines the reasons that make people rebel against a political order and what determines a State?s ability to stop the country |
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04 4694 TuTh
02:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Johnston,Travis M03-0430
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/23/2017 - 05/10/2017
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 16
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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