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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: POL                                     Course Number: 405                                    
Course Title: Seminar in New York City Politics
Subject: Political Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


Examination of the network of power shaping New York City politics. Analysis of external influences including intergovernmental relations, the global economy, in- and out-migration; and internal dynamics such as the machine-reform dialectic, politics of planning and public authorities. Survey of policy-making determinants including ethnicity and class, fiscal crises, power of developers and use of communities as real estate commodities.

Prerequisite: ENG 102. In addition: GOV 101 and senior standing; or permission of the instructor.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: