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17.460 Defense Politics, Fall 2002
This course focuses on the institutional relationships that affect the raising, maintenance and use of military forces in the United States. It is about civil/military, government/industry, military/science and military ...
17.869 Political Science Scope and Methods, Fall 2003
This course is designed to provide an introduction to a variety of empirical research methods used by political scientists. The primary aims of the course are to make you a more sophisticated consumer of diverse empirical ...
17.57J / 21H.467J Soviet Politics and Society, 1917-1991, Spring 2003
At its greatest extent the former Soviet Union encompassed a geographical area that covered one-sixth of the Earth's landmass. It spanned 11 time zones and contained over 100 distinct nationalities, 22 of which numbered ...
17.007J / 17.006 / 24.237 / SP.601J / WGS.601J Feminist Political Thought, Spring 2006
This course is designed as a focused survey of feminist political thought and theory, exploring the various and often competing ways feminists have framed discussions about sex, gender, and oppression. Beginning with a ...
17.418 Field Seminar: International Relations Theory, Spring 2009
This seminar provides an overview of the field of international relations. Each week, a different approach to explaining international relations will be examined. By surveying major concepts and theories in the field, the ...
17.908 Reading Seminar in Social Science: Race, Crime, and Citizenship in American Law, Spring 2007
This course surveys the relationship between race and crime in the United States, with a special emphasis on the role this relationship has played in the development of American ideas about citizenship and nationhood.
17.181 / 17.182 Sustainable Development: Theory, Research and Policy, Spring 2003
Examines alternative conceptions and theoretical underpinnings of the notion of "sustainable development." Focuses on the sustainability problems of industrial countries (i.e., aging of populations, sustainable consumption, ...
17.565 Israel: History, Politics, Culture, and Identity, Spring 2011
The course provides the students a basic understanding of modern Israeli history, politics, culture and identity through lectures, discussions and projects. Among the topics to be explored are: ideational, institutional ...