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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PLPT 4080 - Political Representation

Examines practices of political representation within and outside of formal institutions. Does your US Congressperson represent you well? Does Bono represent poor Africans well? Is representation less democratic than direct participation? Should representatives ever be selected by lot rather than voting? Why are Congressional districts organized geographically? Course also examines the politics of visual representations (i.e. portrayals). Prerequisites: One political theory class.

Credits: 3