Ethnic Politics II

Daybreak, line of people behind a fence adjacent to cement wall.

Morning at the Israeli West Bank Barrier. Residents of the Southern West Bank stand in line on their way to work outside of Bethlehem. (Image courtesy of Joshua Hough.)


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Spring 2007



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Course Description

This course is designed mainly for political science graduate students conducting or considering conducting research on identity politics. While 17.504 Ethnic Politics I is designed as a primarily theoretical course, Ethnic Politics II switches the focus to methods. It aims to familiarize the student with the current conventional approaches as well as major challenges to them. The course discusses definition and measurement issues as well as briefly addressing survey techniques and modeling.

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Roger Petersen. 17.506 Ethnic Politics II. Spring 2007. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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