PPS232.01 (PPS166) – THE INSURGENT SOUTH

This course examines social movements in the South from Reconstruction to the present. Including Populism, Women’s Suffrage, and 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: SS, CZ] PERMISSION REQUIRED

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History 470S (HST196KS.01) – 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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History 377D (HST72) – 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. Also, attention is given to the surface consistency of these myths as accepted by

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PPS 271S.01 (PPS 144S) – SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN ACTION

Social Entrepreneurship in Action is a leadership course in applied social innovation. The central goal of the course is to provide students with an academic opportunity to leverage their experiences and interests to create social innovation initiatives. More than a traditional social entrepreneurship education course, the course design is based on the principle that significant

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PPS 270.01 (PPS136) – CIVIC PARTICIPATION/COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP

For our nation to prosper over the next fifty years, our cities must succeed. This success, if it comes, will be hard won. From New York to Los Angeles to Durham, our cities are challenged by the sharp divisions of race, language and ethnicity; by the influx of new immigrants; by diminishing support from state

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PPS 265.01 (PPS 146) – LEADERSHIP, DEVELOPMENT, AND ORGANIZATIONS

This course is designed to provide an engaging and stimulating climate for students to explore leadership, leadership development and the other themes of the course. The core pedagogy of the course focuses on experiential learning activities, including a personal leadership plan, a team-based community leadership project, case discussions, readings, guest speakers, and personal reflection. Class

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