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POLS 455 Democratic Theory 3 Credits
This course and is designed to give the student an understanding of the concept of democracy as we understand it today as well as the way in which has been perceived, articulated, and criticized throughout the history of Western civilization. In addition to familiarizing the student with and often conflicting definitions of the term, the course and will treat evolving theories of democracy and address such issues as democracy as government; representation; the state and and individual liberties. Particular emphasis will be placed on the relationship of democracy with the notions of pluralism and civil society.

Last Offered Terms Course Name SU Credit
Fall 2010-2011 Democratic Theory 3
Summer 2008-2009 Democratic Theory 3
Fall 2008-2009 Democratic Theory 3
Summer 2006-2007 Democratic Theory 3
Fall 2006-2007 Democratic Theory 3
Fall 2005-2006 Models of Democracy 3
Summer 2002-2003 Models of Democracy 3
Fall 2002-2003 Models of Democracy 3

Prerequisite: SPS 101 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
or SPS 102 - Undergraduate - Min Grade D
Corequisite: __
ECTS Credit: 6 ECTS / 6 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
General Requirements: