2nd degree (Master)
Coordinator Office Hours:
Monday 17:30 - 18:30
Dr. Efraim Podoksik
The course is organised as part of preparations towards opening the political thought programme in the department. The course will examine the grand ideologies which have been playing the central role in the politics of the modern world. Specifically, we will discuss liberalism, conservatism and socialism in their various forms.
Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
1) To recognise the character of main political ideologies
2) To discern the differences between various kinds of ideological argument and discourse
3) To analyse primary and secondary texts in political thought and the study of ideologies
4) To undertake independent research work in the area of political thought and the study of ideologies
Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:
This year the course will consist of lessons as scheduled. Unless the epidemics is over, they will be conducted live via zoom.
2) The Study of Ideologies in the Past and Today
3) Liberalism and the Centre
4) Conservatism and the Right
5) Socialism and the Left
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Additional Reading Material:
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End of year written/oral examination 0 %
Presentation 0 %
Participation in Tutorials 0 %
Project work 100 %
Assignments 0 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %
1) Cellular phones should be switched off.
2) During the course the teacher may for academic reasons introduce changes into the course programme, including the assignments.