Democracy in America (and Elsewhere)

3 credits

CNST_DEM 4830

Constitutional Democracy
Provost

(same as POL_SC 4830). This course focuses on the dynamics of democracy. We will explore various topics in the history, development, and practice of democracy through an examination of the writings of Alexis de Tocqueville, one of the most insightful and prescient observers of American political culture. Prerequisites: POL_SC 1100.