syllabus GOVT 101 fall 2007

syllabus GOVT 101 fall 2007 - GOVT101004F07 GOVT 101-...

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GOVT101004F07 GOVT 101- Democratic Theory & Practice Syllabus Instructor Rodney McFadden, Adjunct Instructor in Government E-mail rmcfadde@gmu.edu (note: ‘rmcfadde’ not ‘rmcfadden’) Phone 571-242-0331 (cell) Office Hours Office Adjunct Office, Thompson Hall Class time : 7:20 – 10:00 pm (1920 -2200), Thursdays, Room: Robinson B 113 Texts : Democratic Theory and Practice: A Core Reader for GOVT 101 . Houghton Mifflin Custom Publishing. Boston, MA. 1999. Zakaria, Fareed. The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad . Norton Press. 2003 Mill, John Stuart. On Liberty . Linked on the section’s WEBCT page; also at: http://www.bartleby.com/ 130/ The Constitution of the United States . Linked on the section’s WEBCT page; also at: http://www.usconstitution.net Milbank, Dana. Almost Unnoticed, Bipartisan Budget Anxiety . Washington Post Wednesday, May 18, 2005; Page A04. Linked on the section’s WEBCT page; also at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/05/17/AR2005051701238.html Description : This class will examine the central ideas of democracy. What is democracy? Is democracy always good? What are the worldwide and national challenges for democratic forms of government?
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