(POL264B - Spring)
Credit Value: 15
Module Convenor: Dr Elke Schwarz
Pre-requisite: POL100 or POL110
Compulsory for: L202, L20Y
Associate Availability: Full Year and Spring only
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, postcolonial and postmodern critics. The module focuses on thinkers from the mid- to late-C20th, such as Fanon, Gandhi, Beauvoir, Habermas, Rawls, and Foucault (the thinkers may change from year to year).
Assessment: 1 x essay 2000 words (40%) and 2 hour Exam (60%)