HIST 195S.06 - LEADERSHIP IN AMERICAN HISTORY

Focuses on political, social, business and artistic leaders in American history and problems which have called for leadership. In addition to selected short readings, students will examine closely the following: James MacGregor Burns’ “Leadership,” Walter Clark’s, “Ox Bow Incident,” William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies,” Richard Hofstadter’s “The American Political Tradition,” Niccolo Machiarelli’s “Prince,” Robert

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HIST 97D - AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

Examines the role of such myths as “rags to riches,” “beacon to the world,” the “frontier” and the “foreign devil” in defining the American character and determining the hopes, fears, dreams and actions of people throughout American History.

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PPS 264S.02 - LEADERSHIP AND PUBLIC VALUES

This course will be an examination of ethics in public life with particular attention to public values that transform communities and empower leaders. Using case studies from actual experiences in government, business and civil society, each student will be asked to develop a framework/set of principles for making public policy decisions. (permission from instructor required).

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PPS 166 - THE INSURGENT SOUTH

Social movements in the South from Reconstruction to the present. Includes Populism, Women’s Suffrage, the Interracial Movement, labor, civil rights, and post-1960s conservatism. Attention to public policy positions espoused by social movement organizations and activists. Lecture/discussion. Weekly writing assignments. [Areas of Knowledge: CZ, SS; Modes of Inquiry:] crosslisted history.

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PPS 146 - LEADERSHIP, DEVELOPMENT AND ORGANIZATIONS

Explores the many facets of leadership, leadership development, and the processes by which enterprising people affect change in a variety of organizational situations. Ethics, character, and citizenship- are important themes throughout the course.

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PPS 145 - LEADERSHIP, POLICY AND CHANGE

Ethical and practical issues of social and organizational change, including conflicts about power and authority, violence, gender, race, fairness, wealth and work. How imagination, fictional and historical narratives, anger, friendship, and teaching skills can be useful in working for change.

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PPS 144S - ENTERPRISING LEADERSHIP

Explores the many facets of enterprising leadership by focusing on how social entrepreneurs and their associates act as social innovators. The organizational focus is on enterprises that combine a social mission with commercial strategies. Ethics, citizenship and public policy implications are important course themes.

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