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2021-2022 Catalog

GOVT 246 Recent American Political Thought

The themes of racial conflict, equality, the rise of the state, social darwinism, education, and the changing role of women are explored. The course does not emphasize the historical contexts of ideas, but seeks to discover what is true and relevant for the present in texts written from the Civil War to the present. [W]


GOVT 104, or permission of instructor