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Nationalism, Ethnicity & Identity in Politics


A comparative exploration of nationalism, ethnic conflict and identity-based politics in various parts of the world. Students learn about different theoretical approaches through historical and contemporary case studies of the relationship between identity and politics. Discussion of relevant films and literary texts supplements the course readings. Recommended prior: POLISCI 111 or 121 or equivalent. (Gen.Ed. SB)
Course Details

Winter 2021

Dec 7, 2020 - Jan 16, 2021
Siddhant Issar
Base Cost: $1,608 ($402/credit)
Term Fee: $47
Start date: Dec 07, 2020
End date: Jan 16, 2021
Last day to add: Dec 11, 2020
Last day to drop: Dec 11, 2020
Last day to withdraw: Dec 31, 2020