Subject: Political Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Political Studies

Description

Justice and democracy are two key ideas in contemporary politics. While we generally think they are harmonious ideas, often times they come into conflict. This course addresses contemporary theoretical approaches to the relationship between justice and democracy. Issues to be covered include, what is to be done when democracies reach unjust decisions, what kind of democracy does justice require and how can democratic institutions be designed to produce more just outcomes.

Prerequisite(s): 12 credit units of POLS and/or IS; or 36 credit units at the university level, including at least 6 credit units of ANTH, ENG, HIST, INDG, IS, POLS, RLST, SOC, or WGST.

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