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POLS 3413 Islam and Modernity

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as POL 78.8.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

3 hours; 3 credits

Role of discourse and power in the constitution of identity and politics. Binary relationship between power/knowledge, local/universal, inclusion/exclusion, religion/secular, rational/irrational, Islam/modernity. Political and social theories that deal with modernity, postmodernity, language, gender, race, class, and ethnicity in the formation of identities and practices. This course is the same as Religion 3004 [3].

Prerequisite: Political Science 1001 or 1002 or 1003 or 1004 or 1005 or 1006 or Core Curriculum 1230 or Core Studies 3 or Religion 3003 or Religion 3005, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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