POLSCI 496 - Undergraduate Seminar in American Government and Politics
Section: 001 Constitutional Law and State Development
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Senior standing; primarily for seniors concentrating in Political Science.
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
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This is a seminar on American constitutional law and state development in historical, theoretical, and comparative context. Set against the backdrop of what Micklethwait and Wooldridge call “The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State,” this course explores the nature of the American state, the law that governs it, and the normative and descriptive possibilities the future presents.

POLSCI 496 - Undergraduate Seminar in American Government and Politics
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001 (SEM)
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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ISBN: 0674197453
Democracy's discontent : America in search of a public philosophy, Author: Michael J. Sandel., Publisher: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1st Harvar 1998
ISBN: 0465083323
The second bill of rights : FDR's unfinished revolution and why we need it more than ever, Author: Cass R. Sunstein., Publisher: Basic Books 2004
ISBN: 0451493915
The crisis of the middle class constitution : why economic inequality threatens our Republic, Author: Sitaraman, Ganesh,
ISBN: 9780674728745
The Policy State: An American Predicament, Author: Karen Orren and Stephen Skowwronek, Publisher: Harvard 2017
ISBN: 9781849466042
The Constitution of the United States of America: A Contextual Analysis, Author: Mark Tushnet, Publisher: Bloomsbury 2ND 2015
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