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European Languages and Cultures - French
In order to be eligible to take 4th Year Options, Visiting Students should have the equivalent of at least two years of study at University level of the appropriate language(s) and culture(s).
SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
This course will examine theoretical reflection about the political ideologies which most marked the French socio-political and cultural landscape during the twentieth century. Appraisal of the various theoretical defenses and critiques which were made of socialism, Marxism, Gaullism, and extreme right-wing politics by French thinkers and politicians will encourage broader consideration of the roles which such tendencies played, and in important ways still do play, in public life in France. With regard to each ideological tendency, students will study primary texts each offering a contrasting perspective to the others, the aim being to highlight the diversity of thinking within schools of political thought.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012