From Oppression to Justice: Contemporary Political Theory

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    From Oppression to Justice: Contemporary Political Theory

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Lower-level political science course 

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course is an examination of leading works in political theory of the late 19th and the 20th centuries. Central themes cover attacks on the reaffirmation of liberal democratic thought, problems or order and violence, social and political revolutions and democratic processes. Readings are drawn from original works in political theory by Arendt, Dewey, Hayek, Lenin, Marx and Sorel.

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