An umbrella course for variable credit topic courses, such as summer forum, intensive summer courses, half-semester courses, etc.
Covers the origins of nuclear weapons, the reasons states seek them, the strategies developed for their use, the consequences of their development, and efforts to control and reverse their spread.
Theory and practice of survey research; planning, sampling, questionnaire construction, interviewing, content analysis, machine tabulation, analysis of data; two hours lecture; two hours lab or field work.
Interactions between literature and politics, and the role of literature more generally in the functioning of the political systems.
Provides a critical examination of the history of labor and working people in the Americas, from the colonial era to the present. It focuses on the experience of the United States and Mexico, offering a …
Focuses on how to analyze problems in international politics by the use of game theory. Examples include governments making choices about the size of their military forces, barriers to trade, or international agreements on environmental …
Chinese foreign policy as seen from Beijing–the need for national security, the desire for revolution; and the impact of China on the rest of the world.
Theory and practice of Russian States, emphasis on politics, economic and institutional developments since 1991.
Process of rapid political change in contemporary Africa with special emphasis on the emergence of new states
Comparative analysis of such issues as state formation, state-society relations, the politics of economic development, tensions between authoritarianism and democracy, and the politics of identity, with particular attention to a select number of major countries …