Political Science | African American Politics
Y325 | 25120 | Hanks


“Politics is the process of decision making (generic), the
authoritative allocation of values (David Easton), and who gets
what, when, and how (Harold Laswell).  Politics in the U.S. has
historically either facilitated or repressed the goal of African
American equity.  This course will have three foci: (1) a panoramic
view of politics and the African American experience; (2)
identifying and explicating the salient issues of contemporary
African American Politics; and (3) critically analyzing the
arguments supporting and opposing public policies and issues of
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