Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 481 Democratic Theory

Critical examination of the principles of democratic politics, including important statements in the history of political thought and contemporary political theory. Issues discussed include participation, deliberation, electoral competition, constitutionalism, and the challenges of democratic legitimacy in the context of US institutions and increasing globalization. Also offered for graduate-level credit as PS 581 and may be taken only once for credit.




Prerequisite: sophomore standing or higher.
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