POLSCI 688 - Selected Topics in Political Science
Section: 003 The Great Books of Conflict Studies
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
20
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is geared toward providing graduate students with an overview of the great books written on the topic of political conflict and peace — broadly conceived. By great I mean that they provide the greatest number of resources for evaluating the topic: conceptually, theoretically and data creation and empirically/analytically. Great is not large, most talked about or most cited for these are driven by different forces than intended by the class. From this course the student will become conversant in how to think about, study and talk about the relevant topic. Through the course they will also develop the tools to create original as well as interesting scholarship which assumes knowledge of the field.

Intended Audience:

Graduate Students

Class Format:

Seminar

POLSCI 688 - Selected Topics in Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
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21704
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12
 
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W 2:00PM - 4:00PM
002 (SEM)
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23459
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9
 
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W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
003 (SEM)
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26962
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10
 
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M 9:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (SEM)
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23527
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14
 
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W 1:00PM - 3:30PM
005 (SEM)
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25788
Open
9
 
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Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM
006 (SEM)
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26963
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5
 
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Tu 12:00PM - 2:00PM
007 (SEM)
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27853
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4
 
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M 4:00PM - 6:00PM
009 (SEM)
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34598
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5
 
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W 1:00PM - 3:30PM
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ISBN: 0075548518
From mobilization to revolution, Author: Tilly, Charles, 1929-, Publisher: McGraw-Hill 1998
Required
ISBN: 067470777X
The problem of order : what unites and divides society, Author: Dennis H. Wrong., Publisher: Harvard University Press 1st Harvar 1995
Required
ISBN: 0300056699
Domination and the arts of resistance : hidden transcripts, Author: James C. Scott., Publisher: Yale University Press New ed. 1990
Required
ISBN: 0691143226
Violence : a micro-sociological theory, Author: Collins, Randall, 1941-, Publisher: Princeton University Press 2009
Required
ISBN: 0472105329
The rebel's dilemma, Author: Mark Irving Lichbach., Publisher: Univ. of Michigan Press 1st paperb 1998
Required
ISBN: 9780521805889
Dynamics of contention, Author: McAdam, Doug., Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2003
Required
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