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Title: Chaney course syllabi and related materials
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Creator: Chaney, Elsa M.
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Publication Date: 1975-1976
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. POLITICAL SCIENCE 10 UP 1975-76
,.haney Sy llabus

INTRODUCTION
This introductory course is intended to acquainted you with some of the
theories, approaches, methods and problems of the political science disrni
p .ne. The course focuses, however on some of the leading issues facing
the United States and the world community today theoretical and analytical
aspects of the course emerge from the practical examination of these con-
cerns. One important part of the course is the four-week period devoted
to a workshop on how to research and write a term paper.
ASSIGINENTS
I. Readings The course is built around a selection of paperbacks rather
than a traditional textbook. These are available at the Fordham
Book Exchange, 2537 Decatur Aveo None is available at the Universtiy
Bookstore.
Carmichael, Stokely and Charles Vo Hamiltono Black Power: The Politics
of Liberation in America. New York: Vintage" 1 -967
Commoner, B y TheCosin Circle Nature Man & Technology. New
York Bantam Books, 1972.
Dahl, Robert Ao Modern Political Analysgisg Englewood Cliffs.., NoJo
Prentice-Hall, I70.
Deloriaf Jr., Vine. We Talk, You Listens jew Tribes. New Turf. New
York Dell, 1970
Dcmhoff~ G. William. Who Rules America? Engiewood Cliffs NoJo s
Prentice-Hall, 1967.
Figes, Evao Patriarchal Attitudes the Case or Women in Revolt.
New Yorks Fawcet, 1907...
Heilbroner4 Robert L. The Himan Proa.secte New Yorks W.Wo Norton,
19750
Macridis Roy C. and Bernard Eo Brown. Comparative Politics, Notes
and Readings. Homewood, Illo s The D.rsey Press, 1972.
II. Your Class Contributions Each student will specialize in an issue
area, having a chance to gain extra credit for a class presenta-
tion (see Weeks 10-12), and to do an 8-10 page paper related to
the topic. The paper is required; you may, however, hand the paper
back after a critique up to three ties to improve your grade.
The mid-term examination is the int action and outline of your
paper.- There is a final examination,
III. Course Outlines
WEEK & DATES TOPICS AND READINGS
I, II WHAT IS POLITICS?
Jan. 29-
Feb. 5 2a01 "What is Politics," and"Political Mnan, Chso 1-2, 7-
Starpower Game to be explained in class; material will be
provided.
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Feb. 9 WHA IS POLITICAL SCIENCE?
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Macridis & Brown, "Political Analysis," Introductory Essay,
and "Concepts and Theories," Ch. I, Inkeles, Aron and Alme;d
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IV WHAT IS THE3 NATURE' 07 !0\;. AiN70 AULTEORITYY?

19 Nacridiss and BIr ? eCh. II, lNeu"aann selection, "'Approaches
tothe Study or Pov.er'"
DahI "The Na:ure of Politiral! Influer nce," Chso 3,4 and 5.
ia dis & B}rxown; I'3 ed;. orly, Esspy,, and. "L:Ei;tia;j !'v ,y and Con-
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V HOW ARE POUER APD AU.HO.ILTJ-: SH'iRED?
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26 As Some General itcons ^- r'D'crati. and .otr..l.itarian .;yet.


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VI B. Some I';odels of n.''...yi on How Power is Shared
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Tie Elite Model Dcm-hoff, Ih. Rules Ameri :Ja?

SIX .~E'K EXAM PERIOD NO N EW READING ASSI.'i'Ei.TS
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311 ec-:?is-t in' writing your i;rccdi,:ticLcand oui-Jn.-?e-


-: Iv The Pluralist .o~ acis and rwn 1 Politica Dyna
22 aics,." nruodguctory :ssay an. Ch 1 and -vie Al, ond,,
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IX POLITICAL .!jEHA7i.IOR AND SOCIALIZATION

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Deloria, entire book Indians
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Apr. 12 Figes, entire book Women

XII Commoner, entire book Ecology Movement
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IX XI Class Volunteers selected paper topics
Mar. 29
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