Politics, Power, and Society

THIS SECTION OPEN TO PRE-COLLEGE 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.

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Summer 2020

6W2
Edward Crowley
MWR: 1:30 PM - 3:35 PM; MWR: 1:30 PM - 3:35 PM ONLI