PSCI 307
Black Politics
Last Offered Spring 2009
Division II
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

This course focuses on the scope of participation by African Americans in the dominant American political system. We will consider the special forms of participation characteristic of black politics, and we will explore the historical evolution of socioeconomic conditions. We will also examine the range of political ideologies associated with black politics and American race relations. A primary goal of the course is to develop reliable concepts of black political culture and behavior along with useful guidelines for assessing the direction and continuity of black politics in the United States.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 20
Expected: 15
Class#: 3842
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: readings, class presentation, book reviews and final research paper
Prerequisites: a course in political science or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: Political Science majors
Distributions: Division II
Attributes: AMST Comp Studies in Race, Ethnicity, Diaspora
PSCI American Politics Courses

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