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POLS 7100X Twentieth-Century Political Thought

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 710.
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30 hours plus conference; 3 credits

Examination of leading schools of political thought in the twentieth century, including Marxism, liberalism, democratic theory, feminism, and poststructuralism. Particular focus on the nature of the state; the status and definition of rights; the tension between participation and individualism; the nature of class power and gender relations; the problems of imperialism and postcolonialism.


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