|Course Cluster: Urban Studies|
This course explores the political psychology of individual judgement and choice. We will examine the role of cognition and emotions, values, predispositions, and social identities on judgement and choice. From this approach, we address the larger debate regarding the quality of democratic citizenship.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (GOVT)(GOVT-American)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Sears, Huddy, and Jervis; OXFORD HANDBOOK OF POLITICAL PSYCHOLOGY (2003)
Haidt, THE RIGHTEOUS MIND: WHY GOOD PEOPLE ARE DIVIDED BY POLITICS AND RELIGION (2012)
Brader, CAMPAIGNING FOR HEARTS AND MINDS: HOW EMOTIONAL APPEALS IN POLITICAL ADS WORK (2005)
Winter, DANGEROUS FRAMES (2008)
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly response paper, group discussion assignment, individual research project.
|Instructor(s): Freeze,Melanie S. Times: ...W... 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: SCIE141; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 10||JR major: 5|| || |
|Seats Available: 9||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: X|