Democracy

Sort options

How Technology is Shaping Democracy and the 2020 Election (Coursera)

Apr 19th 2021
How Technology is Shaping Democracy and the 2020 Election (Coursera)
Free Course
Categories
Effort
Languages
Democracy can only thrive with the participation of well-informed citizens. The 2020 U.S. presidential election will be historic for many reasons and all parties are leveraging the power of technology to both influence and mobilize voters. More than ever, digital tools and platforms are shaping the opinions and behaviors [...]
0
No votes yet

Ecologie Politique: défi de la durabilité pour les démocraties (Coursera)

Apr 19th 2021
Ecologie Politique: défi de la durabilité pour les démocraties (Coursera)
Course Auditing
Categories
Effort
Languages
De quoi parle-t-on lorsque l’on parle d’environnement ? Existe-t-il une crise écologique ? L’environnement se résume-t-il à la pollution ? Est-on vraiment fondé à parler de risques environnementaux ? L’environnement a-t-il affaire à la politique et si oui pourquoi ? Pourquoi et à partir de quand a-t-on pu parler [...]
0
No votes yet

The Holocaust - An Introduction (I): Nazi Germany: Ideology, The Jews and the World (Coursera)

The Holocaust was an inconceivable historical event, which forever robbed Western culture of its innocence. As civilized human beings, we fail to understand how events of such horror could have taken place, and how an idea so inhumanly warped could have spread like wildfire through an entire continent, instigating [...]
1
Average: 1 ( 3 votes )

Paradoxes of War (Coursera)

The Paradoxes of War teaches us to understand that war is not only a normal part of human existence, but is arguably one of the most important factors in making us who we are. Through this course, I hope that you will come to appreciate that war is both [...]
10
Average: 10 ( 3 votes )

Securing Digital Democracy (Coursera)

In this course, you'll learn what every citizen should know about the security risks--and future potential — of electronic voting and Internet voting. We'll take a look at the past, present, and future of election technologies and explore the various spaces intersected by voting, including computer security, human factors, [...]
0
No votes yet

The Ancient Greeks (Coursera)

Apr 12th 2021
The Ancient Greeks (Coursera)
Course Auditing
Categories
Effort
Languages
This is a survey of ancient Greek history from the Bronze Age to the death of Socrates in 399 BCE. Along with studying the most important events and personalities, we will consider broader issues such as political and cultural values and methods of historical interpretation.
6
Average: 6 ( 3 votes )

Civic Engagement in American Democracy (Coursera)

Mar 29th 2021
Civic Engagement in American Democracy (Coursera)
Course Auditing
Categories
Effort
Languages
So how does the American political system work? Who are some of the key actors? What are key concepts for a student trying to understand what’s going on? How can I as a citizen influence politics? Civic Engagement in American Democracy takes on these and other key questions. We’re [...]
0
No votes yet

Music and Social Action (Coursera)

What is a musician’s response to the condition of the world? Do musicians have an obligation and an opportunity to serve the needs of the world with their musicianship? At a time of crisis for the classical music profession, with a changing commercial landscape, a shrinking audience base, and [...]
0
No votes yet

Moral Foundations of Politics (Coursera)

Mar 29th 2021
Moral Foundations of Politics (Coursera)
Course Auditing
Categories
Effort
Languages
When do governments deserve our allegiance, and when should they be denied it? This course explores the main answers that have been given to this question in the modern West. We start with a survey of the major political theories of the Enlightenment: Utilitarianism, Marxism, and the social contract [...]
4
Average: 4 ( 3 votes )

Federalism & Decentralization: Evaluating Africa's Track Record (Coursera)

Mar 15th 2021
Federalism & Decentralization: Evaluating Africa's Track Record (Coursera)
Course Auditing
Categories
Effort
Languages
In this political science course you will learn about the twin concepts of federalism and decentralization. You will develop an understanding of the core ideas that federalism and decentralization rest on, and study the building blocks that make them both work.
2
Average: 2 ( 3 votes )