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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POL 305 Theories of Political Power

3 Credit(s)
In this course students explore the many faces of political power and political socialization. Through the study of classical and contemporary theories, students will examine various forms of political and social coercion, and they will explore how individuals are inducted into a political system. Students will investigate the exercise of political power, analyze individual and group socialization, and determine whether or not these processes undermine democratic principles and practices. Three lecture hours per week.