Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2017

     

PLST 303 001 (CRN: 16929)

HOW DEMOCRACY FAILS

Long Title: HOW DEMOCRACY FAILS
Department: Politics Law Social Thought
Instructor: Emden, Christian J.
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR HUM 119 (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 18
Enrollment data as of: 28-NOV-2021 11:03PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: Scheduled Final Exam-OTR Room
Final Exam Time:
6-DEC-2017  
2:00PM - 5:00PM W HUM 117
 
Description: Course examines the conditions under which democracies and republics can fail. Draws on political theory, constitutional debates, and historical examples. Topics include: constitutional crises, states of emergency, popular sovereignty, populism, nationalism, revolution, political violence, civil disobedience, post-democracy, illiberal democracy, and neoliberalism.