This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to American politics. The unit begins with an overview of United States political history, culture and institutions before focusing the nature and impact of recent presidencies. It examines key issues which dominate contemporary US politics and provides insights into ideas and actors which influence these debates. The unit concludes by evaluating key trends in US politics and the their likely implications
200 Level: Tutorial mark (20%), 3000 word essay(40%), 2hr end-of-sem exam (40%)
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