The central consideration of politics in general is the attainment of the 'good society'. Examining how fundamental human values shape the political institutions that we create, this course adopts a 'human needs approach' to politics. Identifying the basic needs of humans, the course investigates how well or poorly countries are able to provide for those human needs. It compares and contrasts the varying approaches to wealth creation and wealth distribution currently populating the world system.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: LL
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