Description: Examine the interrelationships between civic engagement in the informal democratic sector (nonprofits, social movements) and the formal institutions and practices of representative democracy (local, regional, and state levels). Study the variety of ways in which diverse organizations in the informal sector seek to influence, contest, change, or transform the processes and outcomes of formal representative and administrative institutions. Letter grade only.
Sections offered: Fall 2020
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking
Prerequisite: SUS 230