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Robinson, Leonard

Chair, Political Science
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410-677-0295 or ext 70295
lcrobinsonsalisburyedu
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2014 Fall

  • POSC 101-003 INTRO TO POLITICS & GOVT
    Introduction to the study of political science that discusses the nature of politics, the role of government in society and the processes involved in the governing of humans. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 213-001 WAR AND PEACE IN MIDEAST
    Introduction to the causes of interstate conflict in the Middle East and to the opportunities for peace in the region. Examines the impact of Great Power competition, the regional balance of power, the rise of religious fundamentalism and the struggle for control of resources. Includes an analysis of the Arab-Israeli conflict, as well as other examples of conflict and accommodation in the region. Prerequisite: POSC 101 or 110 or 210. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • POSC 490-006 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH
    Advanced students pursue their own research project under the direction of a faculty member, or assist a faculty member in a research project. Involves in-depth reading program or the collection and analysis of data from primary sources. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with faculty approval; credit beyond three hours requires approval of the department chair.

2015 Spring

  • POSC 102-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES
    Examines how the American political system responds to major issues facing the nation. The politics of recent issues such as civil rights, Watergate, the environment and the energy crisis, along with current issues, discussed in detail. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 210-002 INTRO INT'L RELATIONS
    Introduces students to contemporary issues in world affairs: state creation and “failed” states, balance of power, wars, nuclear proliferation and arms control. Addresses global trade, monetary, development and environmental problems, as well as regional integration and the role of the World Bank and MNCs. Examines the use of international law, diplomatic negotiation and the UN to resolve international conflicts. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IIIB or IIIC (Prior to Fall 2008: IIB).
  • POSC 490-005 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH
    Advanced students pursue their own research project under the direction of a faculty member, or assist a faculty member in a research project. Involves in-depth reading program or the collection and analysis of data from primary sources. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits with faculty approval; credit beyond three hours requires approval of the department chair.

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Book(s)

Robinson, L. & Nam, T. (2012) Introduction to Politics. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company.
Cashman, G. & Robinson, L. C. (2007) An Introduction to the Causes of War: Patterns of Interstate Conflict from World War I to Iraq. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

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