ERIC Number: EJ310633
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Using Fiction to Illustrate the Relation of the Scope of Political Science to American Politics.
Downey, Lawrence L.
Teaching Political Science, v12 n1 p12-17 Fall 1984
How fiction is used in a college-level political science seminar to teach about democratic decision making and U.S. politics is described. The fiction used is clustered around the following topics: community-level decisions, limits to consensus, group values and politics, acquiring elected offices and trying to keep them, and public bureaucracies. (RM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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