POLSCI 688 - Selected Topics in Political Science
Section: 001 Political Geography
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces graduate students to basic analytical tools and theoretical frameworks for exploring fundamental questions of political geography. We cover a wide range of substantive themes, drawing from literature in comparative politics, American politics, and international relations. Substantively, we discuss topics such as the relationship between spatial location and income groups, ethnic and racial groups, violence, and the location of workers, firms, and economic activity. We also examine the geographic basis of various political phenomena including sectionalism, regionalism, and political polarization. Methodologically, students will learn how to produce and analyze maps and utilize basic tools of spatial analysis.

POLSCI 688 - Selected Topics in Political Science
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
23956
Open
14
14Graduate Standing
-
M 3:00PM - 5:00PM
002 (SEM)
P
23203
Closed
0
4Graduate Standing
-
Tu 2:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
24963
Open
2
2Graduate Standing
-
Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (SEM)
P
29766
Open
3
 
-
Tu 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Note: This course will be titled "Political Psychology".
005 (SEM)
P
26515
Open
7
7Graduate Standing
-
Tu 1:00PM - 4:00PM
006 (SEM)
P
27093
Open
6
7Graduate Standing
-
Th 9:00AM - 12:00PM
007 (SEM)
P
35094
Open
20
14Graduate Standing
-
WF 10:30AM - 12:00PM
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