May 21, 2018  
Catalogue 2017-2018 
Catalogue 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLI 277 - The Politics of Capitalism

1 unit(s)
An examination of theories of the relationship between capitalism, politics and the state. Central concerns include tendencies toward fiscal crisis, war, and waste; the impact of capital on political power and the sabotage of democracy; ideology, class consciousness and the potential for resistance from below. Authors to be considered include, among others, Thorstein Veblen, Karl Marx, Max Weber, Franz Neurmann, C. Wright Mills, and Sheldon Wolin. Sidney Plotkin.

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.

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