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Senior Colloquium: Political Economy (aka Public and Private: The Logic of Social Order)
CSS 391
Fall 2013
Section: 01  

This course studies political economy from the vantage point of a broader distinction between the public and private spheres of social life: We consider what that distinction might mean and how it matters, how the two spheres are manifested and interrelate in actual societies, and how the appropriate boundary between the two spheres might be determined. There are a number of lines of social inquiry out there that touch on this distinction, but perhaps none that is exactly fitted to our purposes in this course. There is, however, an analytical framework that seems well suited to our inquiry: Game theory is a superficial-sounding name given to this important framework, one that will, in a broad way, serve as the foundation and common denominator for our inquiries.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ECON
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above

Last Updated on APR-20-2014
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