Created by:  Yale University

  • Ian Shapiro

    Taught by:  Ian Shapiro, Sterling Professor of Political Science and Henry R. Luce Director

    The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale
Commitment8 weeks of study, 12-15 hours/week
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English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 898 ratings

A fantastic, thorough and meticulously organised course. Shapiro perfectly covers numerous topics, explains them in sufficient detail and arranges them in a logical order. His dialogues with students are helpful in clarifying potential misunderstandings and incorrect interpretations. The graded exams are extremely easy, though.

interesting topics with great instructor

Very educative ,informative ,it helps one to undestand the foundations of politics

I learned a lot from this course - I am still discussing points raised within it. May return to do it again for a certificate as soon as I am financially able.