NOC:Introduction to Political Ideologies: Contexts, Ideas and Practices


Lecture 1 - Fascism Introduction and Main Ideas


Lecture 2 - Fascism - problems. The Hindu right and Nazism


Lecture 3 - Ordinary people's part in fascism. A worked example


Lecture 4 - Background and forms of conservatism


Lecture 5 - Main ideas and main problems in conservatism


Lecture 6 - Short recap. Politics in a conservative society. India survey evidence


Lecture 7 - Worked example


Lecture 8 - Introduction. Main ideas with examples


Lecture 9 - Forms of the liberal state


Lecture 10 - Forms of liberalism


Lecture 11 - Multiculturalism


Lecture 12 - Main problems in liberalism


Lecture 13 - Return to editingBiography. Main concepts lecture 1


Lecture 14 - Marx main concepts lecture 2


Lecture 15 - Contradictions, cyclical crises in capitalism. Problems in Marx


Lecture 16 - Marx - worked examples older and current


Lecture 17 - Historical background; global appeal, recent revival; Catalonia; Occupy


Lecture 18 - Anarchism main ideas and examples. The Mondragón Corporation


Lecture 19 - Mutualism; syndicalism; anarchocapitalism


Lecture 20 - Evaluating anarchism - debates and examples


Lecture 21 - Intro, historical background leading to the present


Lecture 22 - Feminism - main concepts, with examples


Lecture 23 - Feminism and other ideologies


Lecture 24 - Intersectionality and Intersectionality - worked examples


Lecture 25 - Human environmental impact and forms of response. Ecological concepts. Examples and selected consequences


Lecture 26 - Ecologism - main concepts, with examples


Lecture 27 - Ecologism and politics


Lecture 28 - Ecologism today. Conceptual problems - the idea of nature. Natural capital - worked example


Lecture 29 - Poststructuralism; Derrida and Foucault; background and explanation. Political engagement


Lecture 30 - Postmodernism; challenge to and contrast with modernism; wide impact. Postmodern theory. Criticisms. The Sokal Hoax


Lecture 31 - Recap on problems in Derrida and Foucault. Postmodernist theory. Worked example 1


Lecture 32 - Postsructuralism and postmodernism worked examples 2 and 3


Lecture 33 - Definitions. Theocracy - main themes, main problems, with examples


Lecture 34 - Fundamentalism - contexts for emergence, types of fundamentalism, rejection of modernity, Manichaean vision. Problems


Lecture 35 - Worked examples


Lecture 36 - Definitions - technocracy and managerialism. Outline of technocracy - long history. Main problems - examples. Plato's analogy


Lecture 37 - Managerialism - self-conception; efficiency; claim to expertise; problems and failures - conceptual and empirical; examples


Lecture 38 - Technocracy and managerialism - worked examples


Lecture 39 - Nationalism - introduction


Lecture 40 - Nationalism - main themes. The nation; community or organic community; self-determination; identity


Lecture 41 - Identity politics. Forms of nationalism. Nationalism and colonialism


Lecture 42 - Nationalism - conceptual problems. Brexit


Lecture 43 - Worked examples


Lecture 44 - Republicanism and Citizenship Introduction


Lecture 45 - Citizenship as substantive membership of the polity


Lecture 46 - Republicanism and Citizenship problems and conclusion. Worked examples