POLSCI 314 - American Political Parties and Electoral Problems
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
4
Advisory Prerequisites:
POLSCI 111.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

In this course we seek a broad understanding of what the American political parties are, how they operate and how they evolved, and how they compare to parties in other countries. We will study them mainly in the context of presidential and congressional elections, although we will also consider local parties, party organization, and parties in legislatures. Students will be expected to read assigned books and articles and be prepared to discuss the material. Lecture and discussion will be the format.

POLSCI 314 - American Political Parties and Electoral Problems
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
15119
Open
47
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
26615
Open
15
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
26617
Closed
0
 
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M 5:00PM - 6:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
26619
Closed
0
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
26621
Open
2
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
006 (DIS)
P
26633
Open
18
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
26635
Open
2
 
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Th 3:00PM - 4:00PM
008 (DIS)
P
29387
Open
11
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
009 (DIS)
P
29389
Closed
0
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
010 (DIS)
P
29391
Closed
0
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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ISBN: 1933116676
Political behavior of the American electorate, Author: William H. Flanigan and Nancy H. Zingale, Publisher: CQ Press 11. ed. 2006
Required
ISBN: 9780205619634
Party politics in America, Author: Marjorie Randon Hershey ; foreword by John H. Aldrich., Publisher: Pearson/Longman 13th ed. 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780742561366
Epic journey : the 2008 elections and American politics, Author: James W. Ceaser, Andrew E. Busch, and John J. Pitney, Jr., Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009
Required
ISBN: 9780742570474
Campaign for president : the managers look at 2008, Author: The Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University., Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield 2009
Required
ISBN: 0231115539
Reelection : William Jefferson Clinton as a native-son presidential candidate, Author: Hanes Walton, Jr., Publisher: Columbia University Press 2000
Required
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