POLSCI 400 - Selected Topics in Political Theory
Section: 001 Work, Virtue, Citizenship
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
POLSCI 101 or 301 or 302.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Can we imagine the United States without the work ethic? What is the relationship between the work you do and your capacity to be a good citizen? How does work shape the practice of citizenship in a liberal democratic context? Does diligent work make you a more virtuous person? We will look at political theory texts, as well as a range of other kinds of texts (sociology texts, films, memoirs, etc.) to analyze this question. This class is a seminar; preparing for seminar by completing the readings before class will be absolutely required. Failure to contribute thoughtful, informed comments to the class discussion will lower your final grade. Students will produce several analytic essays based on a close reading of the required texts.

POLSCI 400 - Selected Topics in Political Theory
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001 (REC)
M 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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