Social Science 270A

INTRODUCTION

TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES:

HISTORY, ECONOMICS, POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

 

This class will introduce you to key concepts, principles, frameworks and issues in the major social science disciplines of history, economics, and political science for a broad overview. Development of research, reasoning, writing, topical reading, and critical analytical skills germane to politics, economics, and social change will be emphasized so you build skills to evaluate contemporary policies and practices of governments, groups, and individuals.

 

Syllabus for this class

 

Assignments

 

Helpful links

Social Science definitions

Vandana Shiva:

Vandana Shiva-- http://images.google.com/images?q=Vandana+Shiva&hl=en&btnG=Search+Images

Chipko movement--http://www.iisd.org/50comm/commdb/desc/d07.htm

Green Revolution images and explanations by Shiva--http://livingheritage.org/green-revolution.htm

Does Congress look like you?

Turnout in the 2004 election

What did the 2004 election cost?

All about campaign finance ugly secrets

 

 

 

Study Guides for Tests

Final exam study guide--December

Test One study guide--September

Guide to Is This Any Way to Run a Democratic Election?

 

 

 

 

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