Fall/Winter Timetable

POL2030H1F L0101

Undergraduate Course Code: POL427H1F L0101

The Spirit of Democratic Citizenship


This course will examine the theoretical presuppositions orienting the construction of the attitudes and skills of democratic citizenship; simultaneously, students will consider what would be involved in the actual application of these knowledges in their real lives as citizens. The course consists of three parts: 1. Testing Reality: No One Truth: Consciousness of abstracting in the construction of reality. 2. Evoking the Other: Democracy as listening. Non-Violence. 3. Resisting internalized oppression. Mapping "individual" problems in social space. Transcending self-rating.

Format and Requirements

Final test (25%); brief oral and written reports (30%); participation (20%); research paper (25%).