School of Politics and International Relations

POL263 Modern Political Thought 1

POL263 Modern Political Thought 1 (POL263A - Autumn) module at Queen Mary University of London School of Politics and International Relations

(POL263A - Autumn)

Level: 5

Semester: A

Credit Value: 15

Module Convenor: TBC

Overlap: HST5601, HST5313 Pre-requisite: POL100 or POL110

Compulsory for: L240, L24Y, L202, L20Y, L2NF

Associate Availability: Full year andAutumn only

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: 1 x essay 1000 words (35%) and 1 x essay 2000 words (65%)