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  1. Week 1: The What and Why of Political Theory 11 items
    1. Required Readings: 4 items
      1. The Object of Political Theory - B. Hindess

        Chapter Essential in: Vincent, A. (Ed.) Political Theory: Tradition and Diversity

      2. Pathologies of reason: on the legacy of critical theory - Axel Honneth 2009

        Book  Read: 'Idiosyncracy as a Tool of Knowledge: Social Criticism in the Age of the Normalised Intellectual' pp. 179-192. Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. Political Theory as a Vocation - Sheldon S. Wolin 1969

        Article Essential

    2. Further Reading: 7 items
      1. Understanding and Politics (The Difficulties of Understanding) - Hannah Arendt

        Chapter  In: Arendt, H. Essays in Understanding 1930-1954: Formation, Exile and Totalitarianism.

      2. The Indispensability of Political Theory - A. MacIntyre 1984

        Chapter  In: Miller, D., and Siedentop, L. (Eds.) The Nature of Political Theory

      3. Political theory: tradition and diversity - Andrew Vincent, Australian National University. Political Science Program 1997

        Book 

  2. Week 2: W. E. B. Du Bois – Race, Oppression and the Struggle for Equality 27 items
    1. Required Readings: 6 items
      1. Socialism and the Negro Problem - W.E.B. Du Bois 1913

        Article  pp. 138-141.

      2. My Evolving Program for Negro Freedom - W.E.B. Du Bois

        Chapter  In: Rayford, W. L. (ed.) What the Negro Wants

      3. Disenfranchisement - W. E. B. Du Bois 1912

        Chapter 

    2. Further Reading: 21 items
      1. Selected Works by W.E.B. Du Bois 5 items
      2. Selected Secondary Literature: 16 items
        1. Beyond Unity - Cristina Beltrán 2011

          Article 

  3. Week 3: Antonio Gramsci – Marxism and Revolution 25 items
    1. Required Readings: 2 items
      1. The Gramsci reader: selected writings, 1916-1935 - Antonio Gramsci, David Forgacs, E. J. Hobsbawm 2000

        Book Essential selection from The Prison Notebooks - available on MMS.

    2. Further Reading: 23 items
      1. Selected Works by Antonio Gramsci and anthologies of his work 6 items
        1. Prison notebooks - Antonio Gramsci 2010

          Book 

        2. The southern question - Antonio Gramsci 2005

          Book 

        3. Antonio Gramsci: pre-prison writings - Antonio Gramsci, Richard Bellamy, Virginia Cox 1994

          Book 

        4. The Gramsci reader: selected writings, 1916-1935 - Antonio Gramsci, David Forgacs, E. J. Hobsbawm 2000

          Book 

        5. Selections from cultural writings - Antonio Gramsci, David Forgacs, Geoffrey Nowell-Smith, William Q. Boelhower 2012

          Book 

        6. Selections from political writings (1910-1920) - Antonio Gramsci, Quintin Hoare, John Mathews, MyiLibrary c2001 (electronic book)

          Book 

      2. Secondary Literature: 17 items
        1. Antonio Gramsci - Mark McNally, Palgrave Connect (Online Service) 2015 (electronic book)

          Book 

        2. Using Gramsci: A New Approach - Michele Filippini, Knowledge Unlatched 2016 (electronic book)

          Book 

        3. Rethinking Gramsci - Marcus E. Green 2011

          Book 

        4. On Violence : A Reader - Aisha Karim , and Bruce B. Lawrence 2007

          Book 

        5. Gramsci and global politics: hegemony and resistance - Mark McNally, J. J. Schwarzmantel c2009

          Book 

        6. The postcolonial Gramsci - Neelam Francesca Rashmi Srivastava, Baidik Bhattacharya, Dawson Books 2012 (electronic book)

          Book 

        7. Rethinking hegemony - Owen Worth 2015

          Book 

  4. Week 4: Simone de Beauvoir – Occupation, Freedom and Responsibility 24 items
    1. Required Readings: 2 items
      1. The ethics of ambiguity - Simone de Beauvoir, Bernard Frechtman 1976

        Book Essential Students to buy copies.

      2. Simone de Beauvoir and the politics of ambiguity - Sonia Kruks 2013 (electronic book)

        Book Essential Read: “Dilemmas of Political Judgment” pp.124-150

    2. Further Reading: 22 items
      1. Selected Works by Simone de Beauvoir: 5 items
        1. The second sex - Simone de Beauvoir, Constance Borde, Sheila Malovany-Chevallier 2015

          Book 

        2. The second sex - Simone de Beauvoir, Constance Borde, Sheila Malovany-Chevallier 2009

          Book 

        3. The blood of others - Simone de Beauvoir, Roger Senhouse, Yvonne Moyse 1983

          Book 

        4. The mandarins - Simone de Beauvoir 2005

          Book 

        5. Wartime diary - Simone de Beauvoir 2009

          Book 

      2. Secondary Literature: 17 items
        1. Alfonso, D. R. (2005) "Transatlantic Perspectives on Race: Simone de Beauvoir's Phenomenology of Race in America Day by Day" in Philosophy Today 49(5): 89-99. Not available in the library.

        2. Bertozzi, A. (2007) "A Critique of de Beauvoir's Existentialist Ethics" in Philosophy Today 51(3): 303-311. Not held in Library

        3. Simone de Beauvoir: a critical introduction - Edward Fullbrook, Kate Fullbrook 1998

          Book 

        4. Philosophical writings - Simone de Beauvoir 2004

          Book 

        5. Political writings - Simone de Beauvoir, Margaret A. Simons, Marybeth Timmermann 2012

          Book 

        6. Simone de Beauvoir - Ursula Tidd 2009

          Book 

  5. Week 5: Hannah Arendt – Totalitarianism, Politics and the Human Condition 35 items
    1. Required Readings: 4 items
      1. Action - Hannah Arendt

        Chapter Essential

      2. The Revolutionary Tradition and Its Lost Treasure - Hannah Arendt

        Chapter Essential Available on MMS

    2. Further Reading: 31 items
      1. Selected Works by Hannah Arendt 9 items
        1. On revolution - Hannah Arendt 1973

          Book 

        2. Men in dark times - Hannah Arendt 1995

          Book 

        3. On violence - Hannah Arendt 1970

          Book 

        4. Lectures on Kant's political philosophy - Hannah Arendt, Ronald Beiner 1982

          Book 

        5. The Jewish writings - Hannah Arendt, Jerome Kohn, Ron H. Feldman 2007

          Book 

        6. The promise of politics - Hannah Arendt, Jerome Kohn 2005

          Book 

      2. Secondary Literature: 22 items
        1. Hannah Arendt, totalitarianism, and the social sciences - Peter Baehr 2010

          Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

        2. Beiner, R. (1984) "Action, Natality and Citizenship: Hannah Arendt's Concept of Freedom" in Pelczynski, Z. A., and Gray, J. (Eds.) Conceptions of Liberty in Political Philosophy (New York: St Martin's Press): 349-375.

        3. Hannah Arendt and political theory: challenging the tradition - Steve Buckler c2011

          Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

        4. Hannah Arendt: key concepts - Patrick Hayden 2014

          Book 

        5. The political philosophy of Hannah Arendt - Maurizio Passerin d'Entrèves 1994

          Book 

  6. Week 6: Independent Learning Week

  7. Week 7: Frantz Fanon – Colonialism, Revolution and Decolonisation 19 items
    1. Required Readings: 1 item
      1. The wretched of the earth - Frantz Fanon, Jean-Paul Sartre, Constance Farrington 1967

        Book 

    2. Further Reading: 18 items
      1. Selected Works by Frantz Fanon: 3 items
        1. Black skin, white masks - Frantz Fanon 2008

          Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

        2. A dying colonialism - Frantz Fanon, Adolfo Gilly, Haakon Chevalier 1965

          Book 

      2. Secondary Literature: 15 items
        1. Frantz Fanon: critical perspectives - Anthony Alessandrini 1999

          Book 

        2. Living Fanon: global perspectives - Dawson Books 2011 (electronic book)

          Book 

        3. Fanon: a critical reader - Lewis R. Gordon, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting, Renée T. White, Symposium on Afro-American Culture and Philosophy c1996

          Book 

        4. Fanon and the decolonization of philosophy - Elizabeth Hoppe, Tracey Nicholls 2010 (electronic book)

          Book 

        5. Frantz Fanon: conflicts and feminisms - T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting 1997

          Book 

  8. Week 8: Michel Foucault – Power, Governmentality and Biopolitics 41 items
    1. Required Readings: 4 items
      1. "Society must be defended": lectures at the Collège de France, 1975-76 - Michel Foucault, Mauro Bertani, Alessandro Fontana, François Ewald 2004

        Book 

      2. Security, territory, population: lectures at the Collège de France, 1977-78 - Michel Foucault, Michel Senellart 2007

        Book  Read: Pages 87-114. Available in the library and as an E-book.

    2. Further Reading: 37 items
      1. Selected Works by Michel Foucault: 14 items
        1. The order of things: an archaeology of the human sciences - Michel Foucault 2002

          Book  Available in the Library and as an E-book.

        2. Archaeology of knowledge - Michel Foucault 2002

          Book  Available in the Library and as an E-book.

        3. Abnormal: lectures at the Collège de France, 1974-1975 - Michel Foucault, Graham Burchell 2004

          Book 

        4. Abnormal: lectures at the Collège de France, 1974-1975 - Michel Foucault, Graham Burchell 2004

          Book 

        5. Security, territory, population: lectures at the Collège de France, 1977-78 - Michel Foucault, Graham Burchell 2007

          Book  Available in the Library and as an E-book.

        6. Aesthetics, method, and epistemology - Michel Foucault, Robert Hurley 2000

          Book 

        7. Power - Michel Foucault, Paul Rabinow, James D. Faubion, Robert Hurley 2002

          Book 

        8. Ethics: subjectivity and truth - Michel Foucault, Paul Rabinow 1997

          Book 

      2. Secondary Literature: 23 items
        1. Feminism & Foucault: reflections on resistance - Irene Diamond, Lee Quinby 1988

          Book 

        2. Foucault on politics, security and war - Michael Dillon, Andrew W. Neal 2008

          Book 

        3. Foucault's last decade - Stuart Elden 2016

          Book 

        4. Foucault and law - Ben Golder, Peter Fitzpatrick 2010

          Book 

        5. The Cambridge companion to Foucault 2006 (electronic book)

          Book  1994 edition also available in the Library and as an e-book.

        6. Global governmentality: governing international spaces - Wendy Larner, William Walters, Dawson Books 2004 (electronic book)

          Book 

        7. Governmentality: critical encounters - William Walters 2012

          Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  9. Week 9: Walter Mignolo – Decoloniality, Colonial Difference and Border Thinking 29 items
    1. Required Readings: 4 items
      1. Theorizing from the Borders - Walter D. Mignolo, Madina V. Tlostanova 2006

        Article 

    2. Further Reading: 25 items
      1. Selected works by Walter Mignolo: 13 items
        1. (1993) "Misunderstanding and Colonisation: The Reconfiguration of Memory and Space" in South Atlantic Quarterly 92(2): 212-260. Not available in the library.

        2. The idea of Latin America - Walter Mignolo 2005

          Book 

      2. Secondary Literature: 12 items
        1. Globalization and the decolonial option - Walter Mignolo, Arturo Escobar 2010

          Book 

  10. Week 10: Judith Butler – The Body, Violence and the Political 28 items
    1. Required Readings: 2 items
    2. Further Reading: 26 items
      1. Selected works by Judith Butler: 6 items
        1. Undoing gender - Judith Butler 2004

          Book 

        2. Notes toward a performative theory of assembly - Judith Butler 2015

          Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Secondary Literature: 20 items
        1. Vulnerability in resistance 2016

          Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

        2. Judith Butler and political theory: Troubling politics - Samuel Allen Chambers, Terrell Carver 2008

          Book 

        3. Feola, M. (2014) "Norms, Vision and Violence: Judith Butler on the Politics of Legibility" in Contemporary Political Theory 13(2): 130-148. Temporarily unavailable.

        4. Judith Butler: live theory - Vicki Kirby 2006

          Book 

        5. Rushing, S. (2010) "Preparing for Politics: Judith Butler's Ethical Dispositions" in Contemporary Political Theory 9(3): 284-303. Temporarily unavailable.

        6. The Judith Butler reader - Sara Salih, Judith Butler 2005

          Book 

  11. Week 11: bell hooks – Gender, Race, Capitalism and the Activist Scholar 10 items
    1. Required Readings: 3 items
      1. Black looks: race and representation - bell hooks 2015

        Book  Read: • “Introduction: Revolutionary Attitude” 1-7 • “The Oppositional Gaze” – 115-132 (Digitised)

      2. Where we stand: class matters - bell hooks 2000

        Book  Read: • “Coming to Class Consciousness” 24-37 – (Digitised) • “Class and the Politics of Living Simply” 38-49

    2. Further Reading: 7 items
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