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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

POS 453 - Political Behavior and Participation

Looks at which citizens get involved in politics and why they do so. Examines theories involving individual choice and resources, community organizations, interest group activities and social movements. Additional topics include participation and democratic theory, historical reasons why participation has changed and proposals to increase citizen involvement in politics.

General Education Requirements:  Writing Intensive

Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing.

Course Typically Offered: Variable

Credits: 3