How are the inherent and intersecting relations of power including inherent structures of dominance related to the experience of violence, oppression and resistance textured into the context of politics and policy making?
No large American city grew more rapidly than Detroit from 1900 to the 1930s. Thanks to Henry Ford and the automobile manufacturing, Detroit became the prosperous axis mundi of the world vehicle industry. After World War II, Detroit seemed pois
Democracy and Education --- When Americans write about democracy and education, they typically write about the constructive effects that education can have for democracy by improving future citizens' knowledge, political judgment, capacity for indepe
The main idea that we want to get across is implicit in the title: Systematic thinking - largely from the social sciences, but with the application of scientific methods and knowledge more generally - can make a significant difference in the way w
This course is intended to serve as an introduction to the major issues of health and health care in the United States — what they are, what determines them, and how they can be altered. In so doing, the course surveys the field of public health.
What is a “global” environmental problem, and how do we “know” when we have one? How have societies conceived of the environment in the past, and how might we re-imagine our relationship to the environment today to ensure a sustainable future?
This is a course for students interested in social justice and equality, social justice movements, anti-democratic movements and the intersections of public leadership, public policy, and the rule of law in the context of the temporal evolution of