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CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL MOVEMENTS COURSE IDENTIFICATION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY319 CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL MOVEMENTS 7 3 3 5

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Explain the basic concepts, assumptions and ideas of the main representatives of modern political ideologies in order to understand the effects of the 19th and 20th centuries on the political life.
Define the basic subjects and concepts of political movements as in liberalism, conservatism, socialism, nationalism, anarchism, fascism, feminism and fundamentalism.
Relate political concepts with daily political life.
Discover social, political and intellectual life of political thinkers.
Categorize the effects of political thinkers and their intellectual heritage in order to determine their contributions to Western political opinion.
Relate how normative arguments in political science are formed and justified with periodical events.