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Russia and Nuclear Arms Control (Coursera)

May 17th 2021
Russia and Nuclear Arms Control (Coursera)
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As a state with one of the largest arsenals of nuclear weapons Russia is a key participant of nuclear non-proliferation regime and defines nuclear arms control as a priority of its foreign policy. This course will discover the logic and the frames of Russian nuclear arms control policies. You [...]
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The Bible's Prehistory, Purpose, and Political Future (Coursera)

With its walls razed to ground by Babylon’s armies, Jerusalem joined a long line of ancient vanquished cities—from Ur and Nineveh and Persepolis to Babylon itself. While some recovered from the destruction, others did not. But none responded to political catastrophe by fashioning the kind of elaborate and [...]
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Health and healthcare in transition: dilemmas of governance (Coursera)

Our societies are changing. On one hand, unprecedented socio-demographic changes are underway: albeit unevenly across various settings, life expectancy continues to rise globally, facilitating the rise of numbers of people living with one or more chronic diseases. On the other hand, societies are undergoing major political transformations as well. [...]
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La actualidad de la tragedia griega (UNED Abierta)

Jan 10th 2019
La actualidad de la tragedia griega (UNED Abierta)
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En este curso nos proponemos estudiar algunas tragedias claves que tratan temas morales, sociales y políticos vigentes para nuestra contemporaneidad. Algunos ejemplos: La pregunta del estado de derecho de responder al reciente deseo social de aumentar la pena en países del norte de Europa, la creciente polarización social por [...]
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Introduction to Western Political Thought (saylor.org)

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Introduction to Western Political Thought (saylor.org)
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Political thought, or political philosophy, is the study of questions concerning power, justice, rights, law, and other issues pertaining to governance. Whereas political science assumes that these concepts are what they are, political thought asks how they have come about and to what effect.
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Democratic Development (Coursera)

Oct 5th 2013
Democratic Development (Coursera)
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Gain an understanding of the political, social, cultural, economic, institutional and international factors that foster and obstruct the development and consolidation of democracy. It is hoped that students in developing or prospective democracies will use the theories, ideas, and lessons in the class to help build or improve democracy [...]
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Forums for a Future (Canvas.net)

This course examines the political (world order), economic (globalization), social/cultural (beliefs, values, and lifestyle), and psychological (human capacity for change) forces that are re-defining the quality of life in the 21st century.
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