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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 370
Title Politics of Nationalism
Credits 3.0
Distribution W/DIII


This course explores the role of nationalism and ethnic identity in politics. It examines how Americans and others define the political arena, the nation, and the state and the impact of these different definitions. The course will also examine case studies, primarily in Western Europe, where differences in ethnic identity impact national politics. Readings focus on the theoretical aspects of nationalism as well as case studies. Three lecture hours per week.