Feb 21, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 317 - Parties, Elections, and Interest Groups

3 cr.
Discussion of the historical development and current status of political parties and interest groups in the United States. Emphasis on the functions performed by political parties in our system vs. their functions in other systems, such as parliamentary democracies. Emphasis also on factors shaping the creation, maintenance, and political power of organized interest groups.