MENA/PRS 596E - Marxism and the Middle East

This advanced course begins with a survey of the basic Marxist concepts. Readings include Marxist original texts as well as critiques of Marxism. The course will then focus on past Marxist movements in the Middle East and will try to understand its continuing effects on the social and ideological movements there including Islamic fundamentalism. Undergraduate students may consult with the instructor to enroll in this class.

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