Psychology of Politics

POL 2310 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level Undergraduate
Description Examines how people's political beliefs and attitudes are shaped and what needs and wants people bring into the political process. Considers "human nature," its impact on society, and whether a nonrepressive society is possible. Focuses on the political implications of such psychological categories as personality, attitudes, beliefs, opinions, sublimation, and repression and the psychological factors behind obedience to authority, propaganda, and political socialization.

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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2009 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Upcoming Academic Term Dates
  • Spring Term
    May 19, 2014 (6-week classes)
  • Summer Term
    Jun 30, 2014 (4-, 6-, and 12-week classes)
    Jul 28, 2014 (4-week classes)

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