POLI 434

The Politics of Class

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

A seminar course covering an exploration of how social and economic class affects politics and becomes a political issue in Canada and other western countries. Drawing from political history, sociology and political economy, topics will include debates over the conceptualization of class and classes, the historical trajectory of working class political parties, the formation and decline of working class identity, and the classed aspects of contemporary politics and social movements (e.g., the women's movement, anti-racism, gay and lesbian politics, etc.).

Undergraduate course in Political Science offered by the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer Fall Spring

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