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School of Politics and International Relations

POL263 Modern Political Thought 1

POL263 Modern Political Thought 1

Credits: 15
Semester: 1

Module Convenor: Dr Elke Schwarz

Description: This module builds on the analysis of concepts and ideologies begun in POL110. It enables students to follow through key ideas and debates about equality, power, revolution, democracy, identity and politics in modern political thought. It covers a range of thinkers from exemplars of Liberalism and Marxism to their anarchist, feminist, and anti-racist critics. The module focuses on thinkers from the latter part of the C19th to the early C20th, such as Marx, Dewey, Du Bois, Goldmann, Luxemburg and Sorel (the thinkers covered may change from year to year).

Assessment: Item 1: 100% Take-Home Exam (3000 words) (2 hours)
Level: 5

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