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Spring 2018-2019
* SOC 407 (SA)   No Pass/D/Fail

Crisis of Liberalism/Birth of Neoliberalism

Tomaz Mastnak

This course looks at the crisis of liberalism from its beginning at the turn of the twentieth century to the founding of post-WW II world order. Critical liberal intellectuals in Great Britain, Continental Europe, and the United States, who observed that liberalism was unable to offer constructive answers to the problems of the world it had created, worked for a reform of liberalism based on a self-questioning analysis of what had gone wrong. The course will look at those responses to the crisis of liberalism, the critique of the dominant liberalism, and arguments for reform


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
100-300 pages per week, Graduate students should ideally consult the recommended literature as well as read the required texts.

Requirements/Grading:
Paper in lieu of Final - 35%
Take Home Mid term Exam - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Other (See Instructor) - 20%

Other information:
Other 20% = Weekly reading responses.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42366 S01 01:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm W        Enrolled:6 Limit:15