Political Science

POLS3714Imperialism and Crisis (A)3 ch (3C) [W]
This course examines the analytical writings on capitalist imperialism down to the 2008 global crisis.  Classical and contemporary writers surveyed may include Marx, Luxemburg, Hilferding, Lenin, Baran, Amin, Wood, Harvey and Callinicos.  Topics addressed will range from militarism and warfare through to dependency, underdevelopment, cultural homogenisation, and 21st- century austerity.