This course examines two inter-related topics central to modern political theory and modern societies: first, equality and inequality; second, violence. Readings include canonical statements (Rousseau, Marx, Fanon, Arendt), contemporary treatments and case studies. These include the purpose of equality, the distribution of wealth, the psychology of violence and its justifications.
Prerequisite(s): 1.0 Political Science course(s) at the 1000-level and 3rd or 4th year standing in any module/program, or permission of the Department.
Extra Information: 2 seminar hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: POLISCI
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