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Robert G. Moser, Chair BAT 2.116, Mailcode A1800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-5121

Spring 2004

GOV 370K • African American Politics

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
35175 MWF
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
BUR 136
Philpot

Course Description

Course number may be repeated for credit when topics vary. This course focuses upon the evolution, nature, and role of African American politics within the American Political System. The concern is with African Americans as actors, creators and initiators in the political process. Specifically, this course will examine various political controversies that surround the role of race in American society and how these controversies affect public opinion, political institutions, political behavior, and salient public policy debates. This course will assess and evaluate the contemporary influence of race in each of these domains while also exploring their historical antecedents.

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