POLSCI 160 - Introduction to World Politics
Section: 101
Term: SP 2009
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Other Course Info:
F, W, Su.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides an introduction to the study of world politics, focusing on the theories and concepts used to explain international events and the behavior of international actors. The course will begin with an introduction to the three key concepts that will frame our approach to world politics — power, preferences, and perceptions.

These concepts will then serve as the foundation for assessing structural, bureaucratic, domestic, and strategic theories of international conflict and cooperation. In addition to these questions of war and peace, the course will also examine international institutions, international law, political economy, values and beliefs in international relations, and international society.

POLSCI 160 - Introduction to World Politics
Schedule Listing
101 (LEC)
P
56000
Open
23
 
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TuWThF 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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ISBN: 1933116110
Principles of international politics : people's power, preferences, and perceptions, Author: Bruce Bueno de Mesquita., Publisher: CQ Press 3rd ed. 2006
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