Constituting A Revolutionary Government(2)

Term: Spring 2012

Subject Code: GPOL

Course Number: 6430

 This course examines what it might mean to constitute a revolutionary government.  Questions to be addressed include: How to analyze the complexity of revolutionary possibility? How to sustain mobilizations and mass movements that seek a radical transformation of capitalism? How to organize a state with the ultimate aim of its withering away?  Readings will include texts by  Rousseau; Marx; Luxemburg; Lenin; Mao; Arendt; Badiou; and Balibar.

This course will be taught by Drucilla Cornell



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