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2015-2016 Catalog

A&S 218 Political Sociology

This course is devoted to an examination of the social causes and consequences of various types of power distributions within or between societies, and with the political and social conflicts that lead to changes in the distribution of power. Such sociological theorists of political power as Weber, Marx, Tocqueville, Michels, and Simmel are examined in detail. [W]

Prerequisite

A&S 102 or A&S 103, or permission of instructor

Instructor

Schneiderman