Political Science | American Political Controversies
Y100 | 3345 | Hanks
First 10 weeks only.
American democracy has always been fraught with controversy. This course
seeks to examine multiple sides of historical and contemporary complex
issues. These issues may include, though not necessarily limited to judicial
restraint versus judicial activism, affirmative action, gay rights, the
legitimacy of the electoral college, South African sanctions, women's
rights, and voting rights. This course seeks to examine the importance of
controversies while developing one's ability to critically analyze.