Sep 30, 2022  
College Catalog 2022-2023 
    
College Catalog 2022-2023

POLI 301 - Law, Economy, and Identity


This seminar-style course explores vital questions in America’s political development, focusing particularly on the moments with questions of law and the identity of people have been contested around economic issues. Topics vary but may include the evolution in property rights for women, the law of slavery, the legal status of Native Americans, and the evolution of welfare rights. The course employs tutorials, in which students tackle key questions through essays, which are then discussed in small groups in the instructor’s office. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore-standing or permission of instructor. Alternate years. (4 Credits)