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Govt 332 – Politics Of Europe (2018), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2017

Govt 332 – Politics Of Europe (2018), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

A survey of the political systems of Britain, France, Germany, and Russia, comparing how various forms of government provide for the requirements of their citizens and the tasks of governing.


Rival Traditions Of Liberty: America Vs. The European Union, Steven A. Samson Jul 2017

Rival Traditions Of Liberty: America Vs. The European Union, Steven A. Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Sebastian Gorka: Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War Study Guide, 2017, Steven A. Samson May 2017

Sebastian Gorka: Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War Study Guide, 2017, Steven A. Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Study Guide


Tim Marshall: Prisoners Of Geography Study Guide, 2017, Steven A. Samson May 2017

Tim Marshall: Prisoners Of Geography Study Guide, 2017, Steven A. Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Study Guide


Govt 405 – Political And Economic Development (2017), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2016

Govt 405 – Political And Economic Development (2017), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

An analysis of the common problems of less developed countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America with a survey of theories of development.


Govt 440 - Political Geography, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2016

Govt 440 - Political Geography, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

A study of the political, cultural, and economic dynamics of the international system with special attention given to their geo-strategic dimensions.


Govt 301 – Ancient Political And Economic Ideas (2017), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2016

Govt 301 – Ancient Political And Economic Ideas (2017), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Political and economic thought of pagan antiquity, contrasting the ideas of Greece and Rome with religious precepts. The political and economic organization of European feudalism will also be examined.


Govt 340 – International Relations (2017), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2016

Govt 340 – International Relations (2017), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Techniques for managing and resolving conflict in international relations. Emphasis is on current international issues like U.S. arms policy and U.S. policy in the Middle East.


Govt 302 – Modern Political And Economic Ideas (2017), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2016

Govt 302 – Modern Political And Economic Ideas (2017), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Survey of political and economic thought since the 16th century including the Christian influence on the development of modern Western freedom and justice. Emphasis will be placed on the emergence and scope of the disciplines of economics, political science, public administration and public policy.


Rival Traditions Of Liberty: America Vs. The European Union, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2016

Rival Traditions Of Liberty: America Vs. The European Union, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Ppol 501 Foundations Of American Government Introduction To Public Policy (2017), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2016

Ppol 501 Foundations Of American Government Introduction To Public Policy (2017), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

This course provides a broad study of the philosophical, intellectual, political, and cultural influences on Western Society and examines the manner in which those influences have been and are being reflected in American Public Policy. More specifically, it will examine the manner in which various worldviews affect American Public Policy, with particular emphasis on the contrast between the Judeo-Christian worldview and Secular Humanism, Marxism/Leninism, and Islamic Fundamentalism.


Huizingasq.Doc, Steven Alan Samson Nov 2016

Huizingasq.Doc, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


An Imperium Of Rights: Consequences Of Our Cultural Revolution, Steven Alan Samson Nov 2016

An Imperium Of Rights: Consequences Of Our Cultural Revolution, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

The 'empowerment of rights', whether domestically or globally, presents itself in at least a double aspect: both as a cultural revolution and as a political strategy. The strategy pursued by cultural revolutionaries who equate liberalism with secularism is to turn the basic values of the West into weapons against it so that its inherent defense mechanisms will be rendered ineffective. This strategy is most apt to succeed by provoking crises of conscience through redefinitions of human rights that, in the end, lead to individual and institutional conversion. But, as Marcello Pera notes, political liberalism itself suffers from an 'ethical deficit ...


Religious Liberty In The Early American Republic, Steven Alan Samson Oct 2016

Religious Liberty In The Early American Republic, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

The early nineteenth century in America was a period in which the idea of religious liberty came to be worked out in practice in a setting of growing diversity. The immediate effect of the dissolution of state religious establishments was to strengthen the vitality and prestige of the churches themselves. Before the end of the century, the church historian Philip Schaff could regard as normal 'a free church in a free state, or a self-supporting and self-governing Christianity in independent but friendly relation to the civil government.'


Robert D. Kaplan: Asia's Cauldron, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Robert D. Kaplan: Asia's Cauldron, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Govt 490 - Political Theory Syllabus, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Govt 490 - Political Theory Syllabus, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

A critical examination of a variety of philosophical and social science models that seek to explain and evaluate political systems, behavior, ideologies, and collective decision-making. Special attention will be given to the political heritage of western/American civilization and the internal and external challenges it faces.


Michael Pillsbury: The Hundred-Year Marathon Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Michael Pillsbury: The Hundred-Year Marathon Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

This is a study guide for the courses of Dr. Steven Alan Samson.


Govt 405 - Political And Economic Development (2015), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Govt 405 - Political And Economic Development (2015), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

This senior level course is designed to encourage students to apply a biblical Christian worldview and a limited government/free market philosophy to a study of the historical, cultural, demographic, climatic, geological, and geographical factors that have contributed to the political and economic development, as well as the relative prosperity or poverty, of various countries, regions, and cultural groupings. Special attention will be given to the contributing causes of wealth and poverty, colonialism and the post-colonial world, factors that favor or inhibit development, and the operation of the international political economy.


Joseph Nye, Jr.: Understanding Global Conflict And Cooperation, 10th Ed., Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Joseph Nye, Jr.: Understanding Global Conflict And Cooperation, 10th Ed., Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Govt 340 - International Relations (2015), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Govt 340 - International Relations (2015), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Techniques for managing and resolving conflict in international relations. Emphasis is on current international issues like U.S. arms policy and U.S. policy in the Middle East.


Robert D. Kaplan: Monsoon Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Robert D. Kaplan: Monsoon Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

This is a study guide for the courses of Dr. Steven Alan Samson.


Govt 301 - Ancient Political And Economic Ideas (2015), Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Govt 301 - Ancient Political And Economic Ideas (2015), Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

Political and economic thought of pagan antiquity, contrasting the ideas of Greece and Rome with religious precepts. The political and economic organization of European feudalism will also be examined.


American Constitutional History Selected Bibliography, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

American Constitutional History Selected Bibliography, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


John W. Bibby: Politics, Parties, And Elections In America: Study Guide, 1996, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

John W. Bibby: Politics, Parties, And Elections In America: Study Guide, 1996, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Seminar: American Political Thought Bibliography, Steven Alan Samson Dec 2015

Seminar: American Political Thought Bibliography, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Erik Von Kuehnelt-Leddihn: The Problems Of A Successful American Foreign Policy Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson Sep 2015

Erik Von Kuehnelt-Leddihn: The Problems Of A Successful American Foreign Policy Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Aaron Wildavsky: The Rise Of Radical Egalitarianism Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson Sep 2015

Aaron Wildavsky: The Rise Of Radical Egalitarianism Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Global Governance: The Ideological Kenosis Of The West, Steven Alan Samson Aug 2015

Global Governance: The Ideological Kenosis Of The West, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Vishal Mangalwadi: The Book That Made Your World Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson Jul 2015

Vishal Mangalwadi: The Book That Made Your World Study Guide, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.


Ernest Barker: Social Contract Introduction, Section Iii, On Rousseau Study Guide, 2012, Steven Alan Samson Jan 2015

Ernest Barker: Social Contract Introduction, Section Iii, On Rousseau Study Guide, 2012, Steven Alan Samson

Steven Alan Samson

No abstract provided.