"Political Sociology" - Topics in Sociological Analysis
- Anthony S Chen - 847/467-0515 - 1808 Chicago Ave., Room 105
- Parkes Hall 222 - Tu 3:00PM - 6:00PM
Overview of classThis class is a short, selective introduction to political sociology. Among the topics considered include the political mobilization of organized business in the seventies; American business and the conservative movement; pharmaceutical and financial regulation; and the relationship between organized business, partisan politics, public policy, and rising levels of economic inequality at the end of the twentieth century.
Learning ObjectivesStudents will have a deeper understanding of how to reason sociologically about political life, and they will have a greater familiarity with key issues in the sociological analysis of American politics since the Second World War.
Teaching MethodClass participationDiscussionReadingsWriting assignments
Evaluation MethodClass participationPapersWriting assignmentsSeveral books will be assigned. There will also be a coursepack. Readings from the coursepack will additionally be made available on Blackboard.
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