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ARCHIVED 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SGBS 201 - Critical Theories of Society and Politics

4.00 credit hours
Western political history and its theoretical background have undergone serious critique over time, particularly regarding forms of domination and alienation that are not addressed by classical liberal political theory. Beginning with Hegel’s philosophical defense of the modern state, students engage with Marxist, anarchist, feminist and post-colonial critiques of the dominant Western power structures of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Prerequisite(s): SGBS 101  and SGBS 102 .
Cardinal Directions Designation(s): Social Science, Ethical Dimensions, U.S. Power Structures.
iCon(s): Challenging Inequity.

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