PUBPOL 145 – LEADERSHIP, POLICY AND CHANGE
Explores two critical and closely related aspects of leading social change: the role of courageous individual moral choice and the role of individuals in social movements. Investigates the pressures to compromise beliefs, conform and obey. This semester focuses on civil liberties and human rights during wartime from World War II through the Cold War, Vietnam and the Abu Ghraib prison abuses in Iraq. Approaches include biography, fiction, journalism, historical narrative, social psychology and film.
[Areas of Knowledge: SS; Modes of Inquiry: EI]