Political Science

POLS3475Marx and Marxism (O)3 ch (3C) (W)
This course examines the formation and maturation of Marx's thought. It also explores Marx's enduring legacy in the 2nd international, the social democratic traditions of Europe and North America, post-WWI council communism. Western Marxism, Trotskyism, Marxist humanism, the New Left, and the socialist feminist tradition. It concludes with an assessment of the 21st -century left-wing movements ranging from 'occupy Wall Street' to 'green politics' through to 'American democratic socialism'.