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Courses - Spring 2022
HNUH
University Honors
HNUH238A
Deliberative Democracy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU, SCIS
How do we change our politics, save democracy, and move beyond the "us vs. them" culture that divides us? This course begins with the premise that how we talk to one another and debate controversial issues can promote the public good or erode it in irreparable ways. Students in each class session will put principles of public dialogue into practice as they learn deliberative theories and skills that can help save democracy. Class readings will turn to historical case studies to frame the most controversial political issues we face today.
Restricted to UH students matriculating in Fall 2020 or later.

HNUH 238A is the required I-Series course in the Deliberation cluster. Deliberation courses will not be offered after spring 2022. You should only take this course if you have either previously completed one course in the Deliberation cluster, or if you will take both HNUH238A and one other Deliberation course together in spring 2022.