POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Section: 003 Theory and the Practice of Community Organizing
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
One course in Political Science.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Through readings, discussion, writing, and practical action, you will learn how to develop organizations that build the leadership capacities of individuals and the democratic power of communities to advance their shared interests. In addition, you will gain insight into how this work can inform basic knowledge about political participation, democratic theory and practice, and organizational processes — and vice versa. Expect to devote approximately 25 hours (plus travel time) to participating in activities and events in metropolitan Detroit as part of this course, in addition to reading, classroom discussions, and periodic writing assignments.

POLSCI 389 - Topics in Contemporary Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
45784
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40
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (REC)
P
45785
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2
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
003 (REC)
P
45787
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5
 
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Tu 10:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (REC)
P
46032
Closed
0
1LSA Hnrs
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W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
Note: Meets with Hisory 302.002.
005 (REC)
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47095
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0
 
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M 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Note: Meets with History 391
010 (LEC)
 
46440
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8
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
011 (DIS)
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46441
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1
 
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Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
012 (DIS)
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46443
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Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (DIS)
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46445
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1
 
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Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
014 (DIS)
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46446
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0
 
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Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
015 (DIS)
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46447
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2
 
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Th 5:00PM - 6:00PM
016 (DIS)
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46448
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4
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
020 (LEC)
 
47096
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50
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with History 434
021 (DIS)
P
47098
Open
9
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
022 (DIS)
P
47101
Open
14
 
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M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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ISBN: 9781400082773
Dreams from my father : a story of race and inheritance, Author: Obama, Barack., Publisher: Three Rivers Press 2004
Required
ISBN: 0800632443
Doing justice : congregations & community organizing, Author: Dennis Jacobsen., Publisher: Augsburg Fortress 2001
Required
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