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POLS 7140X Theory of Anti-Capitalist Movements

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 714.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Various theories of socialism and communism. Marx and the Marxists. Non-Marxist socialist thought. The course will examine the relationship between changing theoretical doctrines and political movements. Possible topics to be discussed include: the genesis of worker consciousness; the role of internal democracy in mass movements; the state of anticapitalist thinking and movements today.


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