Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Brescia

Political Science 1021F/G

PEOPLE, POWER AND THE STATE


This introduction to politics emphasizes how people and the state use power to achieve political aims. Students will learn essential concepts (power, authority, democracy, freedom) and influential ideologies (liberalism, conservatism, socialism, feminism, nationalism), explore our institutional landscape (legislatures, executives, the judiciary) and agents of change (parties, media, interest groups).

Antirequisite(s): Political Science 1020E.

Extra Information: 2 hour lecture, 1 hour tutorial.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: POLISCI