POLI 330 Entire Course (DQs -Checkpoints & Critical Paper)
POLI 330 ENTIRE COURSE,Week 1 discussions
Politics in Our Daily Lives (graded)
As we read and discuss the definition of politics, let’s also consider the consequences of political decisions upon our daily routines.
Can you think of a time when a political act impacted your daily life? What made this experience political?
As we begin our discussions, let’s not forget to comment on each other’s posts. Can you see any similarities in your situations?
The Study of Political Science (graded)
Our text mentions that Political Science “seeks to study human behavior through the use of a scientific method that, at times, can prompt objections and debate.”
If this is true, why do you think this is the case? Please be sure to provide a specific example from the text to support your response.
Week 2 discussion
Types of Power (graded)
If politics truly defines who gets what, when, where, and how, then those that succeed at this game must have some advantage in doing so. This advantage comes from power.
So, what is the definition of power? And what types of power are utilized in the political realm?
Theories Regarding the State (graded)
Chapter 4 begins with a description of Plato’s allegory of the cave. As we focus upon the ethical questions concerning the role of the state this week, let’s take a closer look at this parable.
What is the setting of the story? Who are the main characters? And what major events transpire?
Week 3 discussions
Ideologies Compared (graded)
This week your Critical Reflection Paper compares the concepts of liberalism and socialism. To best prepare you for this assignment, let’s take a deeper look at the variations found within liberalism. Classical liberalism is based upon the work of John Locke and Adam Smith whereas modern liberalism...