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Unformatted text preview: Syllabus Politics V53.0700 International Politics Spring 2008 Monday and Wednesday 9:30-10:45AM Professor Shanker Satyanath 19 W. 4th Street, Office 425 Phone: 1-212-998-8515 Email: [email protected] Office hours: Tuesday 10-11 Overview The goal of this course is to introduce you to the basic analytical concepts and techniques that are essential for understanding international politics. Note that the focus of this course will neither be historical nor descriptive. Rather, the course will require you to exercise your skills in logic, and to think of imaginative ways to apply subtle techniques to real life political situations. Be prepared to solve lots of problems, which will demand a command of elementary algebra. Requirements There will be two exams. Both will be in-class. The mid-term exam will be on March 5 at 9:30AM. The final exam will be on May 7 at 8AM. (You will not be allowed to take your exam on an earlier or later date.) The midterm exam is worth 30% of the grade. The final exam is worth 40%. 15% of the course date....
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This note was uploaded on 05/22/2008 for the course POL V53.0700 taught by Professor Satyanath during the Spring '08 term at NYU.
- Spring '08