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Advanced Research Seminar: Marx: CAPITAL: A CRITIQUE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. I

SOC 399D
Fall 2018 not offered
Certificates: International Relations

This course fulfills the sociology capstone advanced seminar requirement. The course will focus on Vol. I of CAPITAL, which is arguably the single-most important text in Marx's oeuvre. Students will be asked to write an extensive research paper on any of the key issues Marx dealt with in Vol. I or other relevant topics. The paper can be either an in-depth analysis/critique of Marx's arguments or can use his arguments to show how they are/are not relevant to analyze contemporary issues (e.g., on ideology and fetishism; the working day; surplus value or exploitation; labor issues; ethnicity or race, gender, and class divisions; immigration; the role of slavery or colonialism in the development of capitalism; uneven geographic development/imperialism/globalization; or other relevant topics).
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: SOC151 AND SOC212
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(FGSS)(SOC)

Last Updated on JUN-20-2024
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