Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Mar 30, 2023  
Goucher College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

PSC 245 - Organized Advocacy in American Politics (4 Cr.)

(GCR Social and Behavioral Sciences area)
Advocacy is fundamental to our notions of democracy and plays a strong role in our political system. Organized advocates have had a persistent presence in our system but yet are some of the most understood actors. We treat lobbyists, special interests and PACs with skepticism yet look favorably upon advocates. This course will give you an understanding of organized advocacy in its many manifestations, exploring theoretical and normative considerations alongside the strategies and practices employed. It is recommended that students have completed PSC 143  prior to taking this course. This course fulfills the WEC requirement. Variable semesters. Kasniunas.