Two papers are required in the course.
Both papers are 8-10 pages and are due five days after lecture 8 and two days after lecture 14. It is worth 40% of the grade. Topics are distributed in class and may be downloaded: paper 1 topics (PDF); paper 2 topics (PDF).
Instead of writing two papers, students have the option of writing one long paper on a topic of their own choosing. This paper will count for 80% of the course grade. Those choosing this option must submit a one-page proposal for a paper latest, five days after lecture 8. This paper will be due two days after lecture 14.
||What is Citizenship and Why Does It Matter? (PDF)
||What is Pluralism? Pluralism of What? (PDF)
|One Response To Pluralism: Multicultural Citizenship
||Liberal Arguments for Multicultural Citizenship (PDF)
||Communitarian Arguments for Multicultural Citizenship (PDF)
||Diversity Arguments for Multicultural Citizenship (PDF)
||Critiques of Multiculturalism (PDF)
|Alternative Responses To Pluralism
||Civic Republican Views of Citizenship (PDF)
||Liberal Views of Citizenship (PDF)
||Cosmopolitan Views (PDF)
||Radical Pluralist/Postmodern Views (PDF)
||Pluralism and American Citizenship (PDF)
||Pluralism and Gender (PDF)
||Rethinking Multiculturalism (PDF)