Block iii : Capitalism- the class perspective. Block iv : A synthesis? Autonomy and the social imaginary. Castoriadis: socialism, bureaucracy and autonomy. Institutions and instituting society. The individual psyche and the radical social imaginary. Recommended texts for the whole Unit: specific readings for each week are given below. Coates: Models of Capitalism;Polity Some texts which cover, in a more general way, the political theories relevant to this Unit:.
A recent book on political theory which explores models of the state: Ed. A text which goes into considerable detail on the use of economic models in political science: Dunleavy, P: Democracy, Bureaucracy and Public Choice; Harvester Wheatsheaf Useful if basic introduction to sociological perspectives: Haralambos, M: Sociology; Bell and Hyman Post-Marxist approach to capitalism and democracy: Bowles, S.
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Recent critical text on corporate capitalism, which deals with the philosophical theories often underpinning economic models: Gupta, S. Corporate Capitalism and Political Philosophy, Pluto Specifically on approaches to democracy: Ed. Recent text taking a new look at bureaucracy, referring extensively to Weber : Du Gay, P.
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Extra Reading for each Lecture:. Strauss, and J. Hayek: Constitution of Liberty , Routledge Minogue: Contemporary Political Philosophers, Methuen Butler : Hayek, his contribution.. Temple Smith Cunningham, F: Theories of Democracy, Routledge has useful short discussion on democracy and capitalism.
McLennan, D. Held, S. Anti-Minotaur: the myth of a value-free sociology, in: M. Stein and A. Vidich: Sociology on Trial, Prentice-Hall Held ch 5: competitive elitism and the technocratic vision, covers Weber, and Schumpeter. Althusser, Foucault -structuralism, post- modernism etc.
Thompson: The Poverty of Theory , Merlin Howard and J. King: The Political Economy of Karl Marx Longman stresses active role of working class rather than economic 'laws' ;. Howard: The Legacy of Marxism, Macmillan ch Mouffe, C. Also, presumably, that UK workers were at a disadvantage in relation to their more broadly educated European counterparts. Of course, many of the tutors — including myself — were involved through a desire to reach FE and HE students and encourage social and political awareness, and to foster more critical attitudes among future workers.
However, some courses retained a component that had been originally taught as Liberal Studies. Aims: To provide a complementary introduction, for students of politics, to economic and social theories which may help to understand some debates in twentieth century politics. The course will: a introduce, and test the usefulness of, a number of models of modern capitalist society which bring together economics politics and social theory b explore concepts and issues concerning the nature of capitalist society, and possible alternatives, drawing on political, economic and social theory c introduce a number of significant writers from different backgrounds viz.
Teaching Methods: Each week the course lasts 12 weeks will comprise approximately two-thirds lecture information input — but presented in such a way as to encourage a certain amount of discussion and one-third seminar which will usually comprise primarily a discussion of issues raised in the lecture and a seminar reading.
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