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The goal of this seminar is to have open discussions of controversial political and social issues and raise awareness of... see more

This is a discussion-based interactive seminar on the two major issues that affect Sub-Saharan Africa: HIV/AIDS and... see more

This JavaScript provides the optimal solution to the two-person zero-sum games with up to five strategies for each... see more

This is an online course from MIT's Open Courseware initiative. "Environmental Politics & Policy" explores the workings... see more

This is a seminar about the ways that urban design contributes to the distribution of political power and resources in... see more

This course investigates social conflict and distributional disputes in the public sector. While theoretical aspects of... see more

This course focuses on both the internal processes of the House and Senate and on the place of Congress in the American... see more

This course examines the causes and consequences of American foreign policy since 1898. Course readings cover both... see more

This course provides a broad overview of the theories of and approaches to the study of nationalist thought and practice.... see more

This course surveys the social science literature on civil war. It studies the origins of civil war, discusses variables... see more

This course examines traditional performances of the Arabic-speaking populations of the Middle East and North Africa.... see more

The European Union (EU), formed out of the ashes of the Second World War, continues to expand in the wake of the collapse... see more

This course provides students with an introduction to the basic institutions of American government, especially as... see more

Official government web pages by country.

A survey of how America has become the world's largest consumer of energy. Explores American history from the perspective... see more

Fundamentals of Public Policy is an introductory course that explores policy-making as both a problem-solving process and... see more

This class explores the foundations of the environmental justice movement, current and emerging issues, and the... see more

This course examines major texts in the history of political thought and the questions they raise about the design of the... see more

This course will serve as both an introduction to contemporary political philosophy and a way to explore issues of... see more

This is a graduate seminar for students who already have some familiarity with issues in political economy and/or... see more

This course examines alternative conceptions and theoretical underpinnings of the notion of "sustainable development." It... see more

This course is designed to provide students with a broad overview of the major theories on the relationship between... see more

This course seeks to provide students with a general understanding of the form of collective action known as the social... see more

This course seeks to provide students with a general understanding of the form of collective action known as the social... see more