Games, Strategy, and Politics

Offered every year. 4 points. Theories of political strategy with emphasis on the theory of games. Uses of strategy in defense and deterrence policies of nations, guerrilla warfare of revolutionaries and terrorists, bargaining and negotiation processes, coalitions and the enforcement of collective action, and voting in committees and elections. Secrecy and deception as political strategies and uses of power, with some applications outside political science.

Course Information

POL-UA 844


4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Fall 2017

Steven J Brams
MW: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM 194M 203
Zhaotian Luo
M: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM; W: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 194M 210