History 196S.07 - AMERICAN DREAMS/AMERICAN REALITIES

This seminar will examine 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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History 196S.06 - LEADERSHIP IN AMERICAN HISTORY

The seminar will focus on political, social, business, and artistic leaders in American history and problems which have called for leadership. In addition to selected short reading, students will examine closely the following: James MacGregor Burns’ “Leadership”; Walter Clark’s “Ox Bow Incident”; Niccolo Machiavelli’s “The Prince”; May and R. Neustadt’s “Thinking in Time”; Robert Penn

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PPS 264.34 - HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES ON PUBLIC POLICY

This course explores the ways that history and historical thinking can be of assistance to public policy makers. Serving as a gateway course for students participating in a summer research project in South Africa as part of the Sanford Institute’s new Program for the Study of History, Public Policy, and Social Change, the course raises

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PPS 196S.39 - STUDENTS AS PUBLIC LEADERS

Students as Public Leaders will provide emerging and aspiring student leaders with a forum to consider the leadership challenges and opportunities unique to college students and explore what it means to develop “a public self.” The course will examine generational trends and significant events in the history of student leadership (e.g. Berkeley Free Speech Movement)

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PPS 194 - ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP & SOCIAL INNOVATION

Gateway course for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Initiative (ELI). Introduces students to the important frameworks of entrepreneurship, social innovation, and social enterprise development. Examines the dynamic relationship between social entrepreneurship and the public good through case studies, individual reflection, group projects, and experiential learning. Explores the challenges and triumphs of social entrepreneurship in areas of public

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PPS 135- BORDER CROSSING: LEADERSHIP, VALUE CONFLICTS & PUBLIC LIFE

Preparation course for students who plan to conduct community-based research projects in the summer through Service Opportunities in Leadership, or another research service learning opportunity. Through case studies of religious and political groups in U.S., Europe, and Middle East with conflicting views about the role of religious faith in public life, explores leadership as the

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PPS 116D - POLICY CHOICE AS VALUE CONFLICT

This course, which will also be a research service-learning gateway course, examines the ethical and moral complexities of public policy formation and implementation in the past and present. The aims of this course are 1.) To analyze and examine the varied moral foundations of public policy formation; 2.) To sharpen students’ capacity for ethical reasoning;

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