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LBS 740 Modern Society
3 hours; 3 credits
An analysis of social movements such as liberalism, communism, socialism, nationalism, and fascism; an introduction to modern social structure and change; and the role of social theory studied through the analysis of individual works of social theory and commentary placed in their historical and intellectual setting. The relevance of the theories and commentaries read to contemporary social problems and movements will be discussed. Attention will be paid to the impact of science and technology on modern social thought and living conditions.
Prerequisite: LBS 720
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