Prof. Roger Petersen
This course continues from the fall semester. The course introduces students to the fundamental theories and methods of modern political science through the study of a small number of major books and articles that have been influential in the field. This semester, the course focuses on American and comparative politics.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Petersen, Roger. 17.960 Foundations of Political Science, Spring 2005. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/political-science/17-960-foundations-of-political-science-spring-2005 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA