Politics, Power, and Society

NOT OPEN TO NYU STUDENTS.

The nature and dimensions of power in society. Theoretical and empirical material dealing with national power structures of the contemporary United States and with power in local communities. Topics: the iron law of oligarchy, theoretical and empirical considerations of democracy, totalitarianism, mass society theories, voting and political participation, the political and social dynamics of advanced and developing societies, and the political role of intellectuals. Considers selected models for political analysis.

Course Information

SOC-UA 471

Undergraduate

4 Points

Term Section Instructor Schedule Location

Summer 2017

6W2
Edward Crowley
MTR: 1:30 PM - 3:35 PM; MTR: 1:30 PM - 3:35 PM BOBS LL142