FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN POLITICS (PO1011)

What is politics - the quest for the common good or who gets what, when, and how? We study what defines politics in the modern age: states and nations in the international system, collective action and representation in mass societies, trajectories of democracy and dictatorship, politics and development in the context of capitalism. The course will introduce the student to the concerns, the language and the methods of Political Science.

Code: 
PO1011
Name: 
FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN POLITICS
Discipline: 
PO (Politics)
Type: 
GE110
Level: 
Undergraduate
Credits: 
4
Can be taken twice for credit?: 
No
Pre-requisites: 
None
Co-requisites: 
None