Checking date: 01/06/2022


Course: 2022/2023

Ideologies and Political Movements in the 21st Century
(14439)
Study: Bachelor in Political Science (205)


Coordinating teacher: LOSADA MAESTRE, ROBERTO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Social Sciences

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
It is recommended, although not essential, to have taken two or some of the following subjects: - Political Theory and Traditions of Thought - Political theory and problems contemporary
Objectives
This course is intended to familiarize the student with the most important ideologies and political movements of the XXI century. The student will be able to: - Understand the impact of ideologies in current political and social processes and movements. -To acquire, through the knowledge of the theoretical forms and perspectives of the XXI century, a set of theoretical tools that allow them to analyze current political phenomena. -To learn to relate political ideologies with various political proposals that seek to solve important problems of XXI century societies. -To develop reasoning and argumentation skills.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
. Political movements and populism - Religious fundamentalism - Pacifism and environmentalism - Contemporary reflections on democracy - Political movements and transitional justice - Political movements and contemporary ethical issues - Political movements, big data and artificial intelligence - Political theory and current developments in bioethics and neuroethics - Current social and political movements in the face of the reason/sentiment dichotomy
Learning activities and methodology
The course includes both plenary lectures and practical sessions A main aim of the course is to get students involved in the learning process, offering the basic tools in order to reasoning and debating the topics and readings of the subject program Students will be encouraged to compare the different ideologies and authors presented throughout the plenary lectures.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Basic Bibliography
  • Applebaum, A.. Twilight of Democracy. Doubleday Books. 2020
  • Ashcroft, B. . Postcolonial Studies The Key Concepts.. Routledge. 2013
  • Crawford, K.. Atlas of AI. Yale University Press. 2021
  • Damasio, A.. The Strange Order of Things. Vintage. 2018
  • Deleuze, G. (2013). Mille plateaux. Minuit.. .. .. .
  • Diéguez, A. (2021). Transhumanismo. Herder & Herder.. .. . . .
  • Donalson, S. (2018). Zoópolis, una revolución animalista.. .. .. .
  • Dussel, E. D. (2020). Siete ensayos de filosofía de la liberación.. .. .. .
  • Ferry, L. (2017). La revolución transhumanista.. .. .. .
  • Finchelstein, F. (2019). Del fascismo al populismo en la historia.. .. .. .
  • Francis, T. &. (2020). The Routledge Handbook of Anarchy and Anarchist Thought. . .. .. .
  • Franks, B. (2019). Anarchisms, Postanarchisms and Ethics.. .. .. .
  • Goodwin, M. (2019). Nacionalpopulismo.. .. .. .
  • Harari, Y. N. (2017). Homo Deus¿: breve historia del mañana.. .. .. .
  • Kaltwasser, C. R. (2019). The Oxford Handbook of Populism.. .. .. .
  • Kennedy, D. (2016). Decolonization. Oxford University Press.. .. .. .
  • Koenig, G. (2019). La fin de l¿individu.. .. .. .
  • Lanier, J. (2014). ¿Quién controla el futuro? DEBATE.. .. .. .
  • Levitsky, S. (2018). Cómo mueren las democracias.. .. .. .
  • Livingstone, D. (2015). Transhumanism. David Livingstone.. .. .. .
  • Marshall, P. H. (2010). Demanding the Impossible. Pm Press.. .. .. .
  • Martínez-Bascuñán, M. (2017). Populismos.. .. .. .
  • More, M. (2013). The Transhumanist Reader Classical And Contemporary Essays On The Science Technology And Philosophy Of The Human Future. Wiley-Blackwell.. .. .. .
  • Mounk, Y. (2018). El pueblo contra la democracia¿: por qué nuestra libertad está en peligro y cómo salvarla - 1. edición.. .. .. .
  • Mudde, C. (2019). Populismo¿: una breve introduccion.. .. .. .
  • Müller, J.-W. (2017). What Is Populism? Penguin Classics.. .. .. .
  • Pelletier, P. (2018). Anarchisme, vent debout¿!. .. .. .
  • Rivero, Á., & Zarzalejos, Javier (Eds.). (2019). Geografía del populismo. Tecnos.. .. .. .
  • Robert J. C. Young. Postcolonialism. Oxford University Press. 2020
  • Runciman, D. (n.d.). Así termina la democracia.. .. .. .
  • Taguieff, P.-A. (2020). L¿imposture décoloniale.. .. .. .
  • Taleb, N. N. (2012). Antifragile. Random House.. .. .. .
  • Young, R. (2016). Postcolonialism. John Wiley & Sons.. .. .. .

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.