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SOS-425 Deliberative Democracy and Social Action

Deliberative Democracy and Social Action offers students a comprehensive inquiry into the process of deliberative democracy and the practice of civic action. It provides a critical overview of the theoretical basis for democracy as well as a historical-evolutionary perspective on the topic. Students gain insight into how democratic theories withstand contemporary institutional challenges as they apply governance theory to current events and seek viable solutions. Students also investigate how deliberative democracy and civic action work at the local, state, national, and international levels, examining the challenges that emanate from a rapidly globalizing international environment. Deliberative Democracy and Social Action also encourages students to apply their knowledge in order to become more responsible citizens of their nation and their world.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (SOS-425-OL):
Oct 2018,  Nov 2018,  Dec 2018,  Jan 2019,  Feb 2019,  Mar 2019

Semester Hours: 6

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