POLI 4393 How Dysfunctional Is American Politics? (Spring: 3 )
On constantly hears that contemporary American politics is “dysfunctional” and our government “gridlocked.” Many people argue that as a consequence we need fundamental constitutional change. This course examines a variety of critiques of American politics—left, right, and center—and the corresponding proposals for reform. It assesses the accuracy of these arguments and the merits of reform proposals.
Instructor(s): R. Shep Melnick
Last Updated: 05-Feb-16