Week 1-1 Introduction

Week 1-1 Introduction - social problems • Why to Learn...

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POLC 3020:  Politics Week 1: Introduction Aug 23, 2010
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Instructor Mason Myoung-Shik Kim ( ) Visiting Professor Department of Political Science Tulane University Email:  [email protected] Office: 309 Mayer Office Hour: M&W 11am-12pm
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Classroom Changed Boggs 104 Wed Boggs 243
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Course Overview Course Description Textbook and Readings Student Evaluation Communication Research Project
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Learning through a Scientific  Approach What to Learn Patterns of political system, political behavior,   political participation, political economy, and 
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Unformatted text preview: social problems • Why to Learn – Causality : What causes what? – Explanation and prediction Learning through Scientific Approaches • How to Learn – Theoretical approach • Systematic explanation with consistency – Historical approach • Context-embedded explanation – Empirical approach • Evidence-based explanation – The importance of research question Economic Dynamism in East Asia West and East • Video clip: “The East and the West” (2008)...
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