AMCULT 345 - American Politics and Society
Section: 001
Term: FA 2013
Subject: American Culture (AMCULT)
Department: LSA American Culture
Requirements & Distribution:
With permission of instructor.
Class Misc Info:

Attendance at the first class is mandatory. No student will be admitted to this course after the first class. Students on the wait list will be informed by email well before the beginning of the academic term.

May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

We will study current political controversies and social problems, especially those related to the class structure of our society. The goal is to seek insight into deeper questions of politics and society. We will follow selected political and social issues using newspapers, magazines, electronic and entertainment media, and the Web. There also will be readings from more scholarly sources in the social sciences.

Course Requirements:

Students will write papers, do class projects, and participate in discussions. There will be frequent quizzes. Class attendance is required.

Intended Audience:

No data submitted

Class Format:

classes will be devoted to discussion, conversations with guests, and occasional films.

AMCULT 345 - American Politics and Society
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Note: If you are an American Culture Concentrator and would like admission into this course, please contact the Undergraduate Program Coordinator at
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ISBN: 9780805063882
Nickel and dimed : on (not) getting by in America, Author: Barbara Ehrenreich., Publisher: Metropolitan Books 1st ed. 2001
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9781595586438
The new Jim Crow : mass incarceration in the age of colorblindness, Author: Alexander, Michelle., Publisher: New Press 2012
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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