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128009 – Section 001   

Faculty of Arts and SciencesGovernmentOfrit Liviatan
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2018-2019  (show academic calendar)M   3:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.CGIS South S040 (FAS)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level

Examines the role of law in the governance of cultural diversity drawing on examples from the USA, Western Europe, India and Israel. Central themes at the intersection of law and politics will be explored, including: the impact of courts on rights protections, law's function as a venue of conflict resolution, and courts' relationship with other political institutions. Specific attention will be given to contemporary controversies such as Islamic veiling, abortion and same sex marriage.

Undergraduate seminar. Enrollment by lottery. Please see Gov Dept undergraduate website for details. https://undergrad.gov.harvard.edu/gov-94-seminars

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Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.