GOV 493N FACTION/COALITION AMER POLIT
An examination of the kinds of interests that influence people's political choices and an attempt to understand why those interests align in particular ways for the pursuit of practical political advantage. How is it, for example, that the familiar postures of "pro-choice" and "pro-life" have become firmly identifiable with, respectively, the Democratic and Republican parties.
Open to juniors and seniors.
Enrollment in each seminar limited to 16 students.