Courses: Democratic Theory: Membership, Citizenship and Community (POLSH272B01)

Spring 2013

Particular attention will be paid to questions of identity in the American context (Chicano/Latino, African-American, gay/lesbian, etc.) and the relationship between group identity and democracy in the critical examination of the relationship between democratic theory and practice. Topics include political freedom, civil disobedience and political obligation, civic and social equality, political legitimacy, and the relationship of the individual to the community.

Prerequisites: 1 course in Pol Theory or Am Pol or consent.

Fulfills: SO I

Location

Haverford, Stokes 018

Meeting Times

TTh 11:30-1:00