PSYCH 497 - Current Topics in Personality and Social Contexts
Section: 001 Classic Works and Current Directions in Political Psychology
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
One of the following: PSYCH 111, 112, 114, or 115.
Advisory Prerequisites:
PSYCH 290.
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This seminar will explore scholarly approaches to understanding political attitudes as ideology and motivated cognition, national attachment, collective action, and/or prejudice and group conflict. Both historical and contemporary approaches in social psychology, personality psychology, political science, and sociology will be covered. Most (but not all) of the readings will be empirical research papers.

Course Requirements:

Grades will be based on occasional response papers, a term paper, a class presentation, and discussion facilitation.

Intended Audience:

This course is not intended for students who have previously taken Psych 401 The Psychology of Hegemony, Ideology, and Political Behavior, with Dr. Rabinowitz.

PSYCH 497 - Current Topics in Personality and Social Contexts
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001 (SEM)
1PSYCH Majors
M 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Students who have previously taken Psych 401 The Psych of Hegemony, Ideology, and Political Behavior should not take Psych 497 this term.
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