RCSSCI 220 - Political Economy
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: RC Social Sciences (RCSSCI)
Department: LSA Residential College
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This course serves as a gateway course for the RC Social Theory and Practice concentration, and is open to all undergraduates; there are no prerequisites. The course explores human society from an interdisciplinary social scientific perspective anchored in political economic analysis, which brings a variety of social science perspectives to the analysis of economic systems. The primary focus is on modern capitalism, especially as it has developed in the United States. Historical and theoretical analyses are considered in close relation to current affairs and economic policy issues. The main textbook for the course is Bowles, Edwards & Roosevelt, Understanding Capitalism; but selected writings by other contemporary political economists will also be assigned.

RCSSCI 220 - Political Economy
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 11:00AM - 12:30PM
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ISBN: 9780195138658
Understanding Capitalism, Author: Samuel Bowles, Richard Edwards, and Frank Roosevelt, Publisher: Oxford University Press THIRD 2005
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