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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: 1972-1973
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POLITICAL SC-IONCE 11-2 II, 1972-7
Chaney Syllabus
Offic' Hc- r. 2 :30-3 :30 Hon.
and 10:30-12:30 Tues
INTRODUCTION TO -POITICAL SC-IEN1CE
This introduction to political science is intended to acquaint you
t;rith aone of the theories, approaches, methods and problems of the dis-
cipline. The course focuses, however on some of the leading issues
facing the United States and the world community today; theoretical and
aalytvical aspects of t he ceso eere from the practical examination
of these conxverrs One important part of the course is the three-week
period devoted to a workshop on how to research and writo a term paper.
ASSIGIJfMENITS
I, Readrig: ThLe course is built around a selection of paperbacks
rather than a formal textbook, These are available at the
Fordlh~ Book Exchange (near the Third Ave. El Station), None
isa a:-i.a.lb3le at lthe Uni:versity Bookstore.
Stokoloy CarLichael, Smou on Ice (Iksu York: Doll Books, 1968).
Dahl, Robert A. Iqdern Political Analy iat 2nd ed. (Englewood Cliffs,
ITJ,. PrenticeI o-iRT70,' ..n.d lBobbsa-..eri reprint.
Domhoff, G.. William, Who Rulos neri-..I? (Engeiewood Cliffs, NJ.:
Prentice-HJall, b'197T'
Epstein, Cynthia Fuchs @& Willi7a J, Goode, The Other T.alg: Roads
to Woen.3 ma (Engle-woood C..iffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall,
Fulbright, J. William, The A-rogac. of JPoer(a (New York: Vintage
Books, 1966)
Ward, Barbara, he ach aSQ: and. the Poor Nations (Uic York:
WiJ-. Norton, 1962)
I, YLour class Contriblrin: Each s-,tud.ent will spe.:ilize in an
issue azra, w.' ing a chance ;, to inext ra credit for a class
presentation (see Weelc' 6 rato 0 and t o do an 3-0I page
.a.pex related to the topic 1(se V'"ks 10- -12 ,
'W & IDAiTE, OPICC & RFADIITC-S
PART IL IS TH-EiK A RULING BUIT2 IN AMMRICA?
1, Jan. 24-2b6 Intlgiv^ion to the course,
Begin reading Dorhoff for discussion next week.
"Starpower" Game, discunsion and selection of
topics (see W1ekl 6).

2, Jamn 29-Feb. 2 Is There a "Governin, Claso" in the U.S.?
Dornhoff: for .:-., ntro and Chs,, & 2; for Wedo,
T"& 4A for riL h 50 & 6

3 Fe'b 5-9 The TatLq of...O-. Land If.lue
Dahl., Chs 3 "Poe,: Infl.ueince and Authority,"








POLITICAL SCIENCE 11 T- 2 -- P,-


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for next weroek


4 Feb, 1.2-.16 T ... : .;.- '
Ca-railchael':, .u ,. & '-ed, Deloria (to be assigned)
Friday: :The A.a.kentingi of the Indian."


5, Feb 20-23


The te0 r a -i the on InAegria
s"teyi, Tues,, "The Position of Women Today" (Bar-
nar. & Goode artciclea); Wed,, "How Are Women En-
ployed?" (InT'ro,, pp, 75-78. and Rossi, first arti-
cle Yhudson and Epstein articles); Fril,, "Feminist
Iovonents in the Untlted States," (Intro, to Pt,, 6,
pp., 1.77-79, andmi OlTeill., IDudar, Rossi and article
,by "The Pei.enhists"),.,


6, Fiebs 26-4iaro, 2


___.ni}1 r- i'o9 F ': -.9.. K.t:1o
Class T" oici ci:c y.p;3 *o be covered: the urban
.poor ..opl. i. ..p. : -p...... .,.ia, stu-i .dents, Chioanso, etc,


Ho resi.ng asi.'.;.:r'::3 (siX'-we1k exuam period),
Professor -.:il L. r.e, e.: &,d to to give you an
over-"viQ:ew o: *he d L..ore-nt approaches to the study
of .olitiLca a: d the -.o .pso.pe .I.fi fields,, especially
hi"lih -'"ng Tat' : -j tfre.d at Ford-hanm There
wi..ll b ia i.:: ee:C'' oxaiQri on Fi'iday,


8, iar. 12-16


.:... .. :.. 2 ... ..: 3 A.. .'- c* con't0


'h:.; ..b ":,'.-d'll :'o:ri:'LaG; other explanations
s:of I'.yw 'ac'n o:Vr themn .veso and how power is
..,ed. :; be:M. Nresc." ,:*.. by tne professor)


IARI _Z,, SEIYORI PAF2 OlilI SS OP
Each atu.Oent will research and write an 8-10 page
paper on "The ',Go-vernirng Cass Myth or Reality,"
using abi leoat t-<;:i os.tid references and approach-
iG the C tmpio -:: ':.. -the point of view of one group:
thI poor, 3.aci.s ,. pan.ah ,spe-rki.n,' business lite,
el.fic During th o firs;:t .to weeks, there till be
esorsion :..n i;h library learning; howr to use card
oaT,.lo. : cn..ir. re't:'oeren:ce xides, and including
inst::uc;Lo(,n':. s, o.n foma, ooinoting:, bibliography,
etc:, :'A:T'. ARLE Dij. Aprj .. 20,


10-12, Apr. 2-20


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9, iHaro 26-30







POLITICAL SOIBEITE :1 -2, P1age :
P*^' ~*;"~;" I~ Pin 'If T -I"? '' i r? 1^ -c iJLL:


13, Apr, 24-27


14, Apr. 30-May 4 l.'j a; U ieSgtesAs word Power
JmiJrj1, TuPes., Tn-;ro. & .Part I, "The Iigher
Pa...riotisa "; led, :Par~t I "Rovolution Abroad";
:ri,, Pairt I:i:I, "Reconciling Hoslile Worldo" (ex-
cept Oh. 10),.

15, IMay 7-.1 The ich the Poor i. the World remna
Dahl, Ch. 6; Wa, Tues. Chlo I and 2; Wed.
Chs. 3 and 4; Pri., Chs. 5 and 6.


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