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IR 101 PO - Cases, Comparisons, and Causality

When Offered: Each fall.
Instructor(s): C. Beck
Credit: 1

How can we understand the structures and processes that transform our world? Social science often provides the answer through case studies. This course focuses on methodology for determining causation through case comparisons and single case studies, and examines controversies and frontiers of case study research. Classic questions answered by the approach where economic systems and state forms originate, how power is achieved and maintained, and why societies flourish or fail are examined. Fulfills the qualitative methods requirement for International Relations majors. Letter grade only.
Satisfies the following General Education Requirement(s), subject to conditions explained in the Degree Requirements section of this Catalog:
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