POLS 7140X Theory of Anti-Capitalist Movements
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 714.
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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.