au logoSummer 2013 Session I :

Govt235 Dynamics of Political Change


Books to purchase (should be available at AU bookstore; also available cheaply online – any edition/format (kindle, etc.) is acceptable).  Complementary readings will be available on blackboard.

Required for purchase (we will read all or parts of these):

– Larry Diamond, The Spirit of Democracy (St Martin’s, 2009)
A Whisper to a Roar (dvd or amazon instant video), Ben Moses, director (Virgil Films, 2012)
– Saima Wahab, In My Father’s Country: An Afghan Woman Defies Her Fate (Crown, 2012)
– Kevin Poulsen, Kingpin: How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground (Crown, 2011)
– Andrew Ross Sorkin,  Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the FinancialSystem–and Themselves (Penguin, 2010)
– Mark Reutter, Making Steel: Sparrows Point and the Rise and Ruin of American Industrial Might (Univ. Illinois Press, 2004)


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