Jan 19, 2021  
Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLT 239 - Marxian Theory

Semester Offered: First Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4SS

A survey of Marxian theory from Marx and Engels to the present. In-depth study of Marx and Engels, we proceed to leading Marxist thinkers and political activists of the early 20th century: Bernstein, Luxemburg, Kautsky, Lenin and Gramsci. Finally we briefly take up critical theory, Marxian feminism, and Marxian environmentalism. The course includes two lectures and weekly one small discussion group each week. Written work consists of two take-home, open-book essays, and weekly blogs.

Enrollment Limit: 60
Instructor: M. Blecher

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