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Ethics and Politics in Public Service


Ethical and political questions in public service work, including volunteering, service learning, humanitarian assistance, and public service professions such as medicine and teaching. Motives and outcomes in service work. Connections between service work and justice. Is mandatory service an oxymoron? History of public service in the U.S. Issues in crosscultural service work. Integration with the Haas Center for Public Service to connect service activities and public service aspirations with academic experiences at Stanford.nnSeats in POLISCI 133Z are restricted to students who intend to complete the Service Learning Intensive as a part of High School Summer College or Stanford Summer Session. To register for POLISCI 133Z, you must have indicated your intent to complete the Service Learning intensive on your application Acceptance Checklist (High School Summer College) or on the Intensive Studies Registration Form (Stanford Summer Session). You will be notified via email if you have a spot in the class with directions on how to enroll in the course. While you are waiting for a spot, we encourage you to register for another course.nnIf have further questions about this course and how to sign-up for the course, please email the following:nHigh School Summer College students: summercollege@stanford.edunStanford Summer Session students:

Course ID: 
219 133
Letter or Credit/No Credit