UT Dallas 2013 Graduate Catalog

HUHI6342 - American Political Cultures

HUHI 6342 American Political Cultures (3 semester hours) An inquiry into the development of political cultures in the United States since the late eighteenth century. Emphasis on how the apparatus of the state (courts, legislatures, elections, schools, asylums, the military) has provided formal frameworks for ongoing cultural contests among diverse Americans over the meanings of citizenship, family, work, property, nature, health, and privacy. (3-0) T