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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: POL                                     Course Number: 371                                    
Course Title: American Political Philosophy
Subject: Political Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


This course will survey the basic books of contemporary American liberal and conservative political thought, examining them in terms of the categories of state theory, economic policy, social policy, the race problem, foreign policy, and criminal justice policy. There will also be an introduction to the most recent secondary literature dealing with liberalism and conservatism.

Prerequisite: ENG 102 or 201, GOV 101 or POL 101, junior standing or above
Start Date:    04/30/2011                         End Date: