17.517 Participation in Public Life


Class Info

Examines how and why people participate in public life and political affairs. Drawing on examples from around the world, students analyze the effects of social networks, community norms, and associational activities on the functioning of democracy, regime stability, state capacity, and international politics.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.517 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by L. Tsai.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information at the 17.517 Class Site site or on the 17.517 Stellar site.

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