POL 303 Conservative Thought in America

Explores the major themes in conservative thought as well as the history of conservatism in America. Students will examine the different kinds of conservatism in America, how those differences led to a variety of conservative groups, and how these groups agree and disagree. Major topics studied include landmark conservative ideas, discussions of liberty, fusionism, the New Right, neoconservatism, the Christian Right, libertarianism, and populism.




POL 120 is recommended.