Democracy: Ancient and Modern

HISTORY 234

Examines democracy in its ancient and modern forms, with special attention to Athenian and American democracy. Does modern democracy fulfill the promise of ancient democracy, or betray its fundamental tenets? Topics may include freedom, equality, and rights; democratic institutions; citizenship; rhetoric; democratic knowledge and decision-making; foreign policy; corruption; religion; and hope. Instructor: Atkins

Crosslisting Numbers

CLST275POLSCI211

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, SS

Region

Europe and Russia, Global and Comparative