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POLI 3461 Seminar: State, Society, and Citizen (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This seminar examines the relationship between state and civil society institutions in shaping democratic practice and development. Drawing on cases from around the world, we will investigate the effects of social networks and social capital on outcomes ranging from political participation to government performance, social welfare, economic development, and ethnic conflict. What are the respective roles of the state, civil society organizations, and ordinary citizens in shaping these political, economic, and social outcomes?


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Restricted to juniors and seniors.


Last Updated: 03-Mar-14