Contemporary Political Ideologies

Term: 
Fall
Credits: 
4.0
Academic Year: 
Course Description: 

Master of Arts in Political Science Program - elective course
Master of Arts in Political Science (2 years) Program - elective course

The course provides a contextual analysis of major political ideologies such as liberalism, conservatism, socialism, communism, anarchism, nationalism, fascism, populism, neoliberalism, feminism, ecologism, the idea of democracy and the like. The analysis of their components, of their stable and changing elements, their overlapping contents, historical appearances and contemporary relevance will be discussed through the reading of some of their core texts and political impact. The course will be based on lectures, student presentations and conversations.