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POLS 203 - Introduction to Political Theory (4)

Provides a critical survey of Western political theory. The course focuses on authority and resistance, including how political authority is justified, and arguments for civil disobedience, passive resistance, and revolution. Readings include works by Plato, Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau, Marx, Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X and contemporary feminists. Offered every year.