Introduction to Politics
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
International Politics, Political Science
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCredits: 15.0Overlap: NonePrerequisite: NoneThis module will combine the exploration of modern and contemporary ideologies with the analysis of key political concepts. It begins by examining conceptions of politics and the political, with particular attention to what it might mean to approach politics normatively/critically and through a range of theoretical perspectives. The module will proceed by introducing modern political ideologies (liberalism, socialism, conservatism, Marxism, anarchism, nationalism) in the context of their historical development. Students will have the opportunity to read a range of key texts.Assessment: 50.0% Coursework, 50.0% ExaminationLevel: 4
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