Marxian Theory

Politics 239

Usual Description

A survey of Marxian theory from Marx and Engels to the present. Following an in-depth study of Marx and Engels, we proceed to leading Marxist thinkers and political activists of the early 20th century: Bernstein, Luxemburg, Kautsky, Lenin and Gramsci. Finally we briefly take up critical theory, Marxian feminism, and Marxian environmentalism. The course includes two lectures and weekly one small discussion groups each week. Written work consists of two take-home, open-book essays and weekly blogs.

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Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
Politics 239 Taught by Marc Blecher
Politics 239 Taught by Marc Blecher
Politics 239
Politics 239 Taught by Marc Blecher or Harlan Wilson
Politics 239 Taught by Marc Blecher or Harlan Wilson
Politics 239 Taught by Harlan Wilson