Political Polarization in the US: Causes and Consequences

POLSCI 171FS

Examines various measures of the degree of polarization in the public and in Congress, explores the causes of observed changes in polarization over time, and considers what consequences these changes have had for the practice of electoral politics and the conduct of government.  Open only to students in the Focus Program.  Instructor consent required.  Instructor: Rohde. One course.

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