Modernity: Theories of the State, Economy and Society

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Modernity: Theories of the State, Economy and Society

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics, International Politics, International Studies, Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: None
    The module explores the work of key thinkers who focus on the politics of modernity, with a three part division based on society, the state and the economy. It will look at writers such as Smith, Ricardo, Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Spencer, Keynes, Polanyi and Hayek, and how these writers have influenced different perspectives on issues that continue to dominate political debate in the current era, including class, the state, social and political movements, and national identity.
    Assessment: 40.0% Coursework, 60.0% Examination
    Level: 5

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