Political Ideologies: An Introduction to Fascism and Conservatism
In this free online course, learn about Fascism and the need to keep away from Conservatism for society to progress.
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This Course in Political Ideologies introduces you to Fascism and Conservatism. You will begin by studying Fascism and the necessity to avoid fascist-related dangers. The course particularly highlights the case of Adolf Eichmann, who was a major organizer of concentration camps where the Jewish people were exterminated. The course allows you to understand the involvement of ordinary people in Fascism.
As you progress through the course, you will also learn about the features to be considered to qualify a State as Fascist, and how Fascism contrasts to Conservatism. Through the work of authors such as Michael Oakeshott and David Hume, European Conservatism will be addressed. Finally, some specific worked examples from authors such as Rajesh Kasturirangan and Krzysztof Iwanek will enable you to understand Indian Conservatism.
This course covers two of the most fundamental themes in Political Ideologies and will be of great interest to anyone who specialises in Political Sciences. It will also be useful to anyone who is interested in political leadership, and will explain how to avoid the dangers of Fascism and to steer clear from some conservative thoughts to develop as a society. So, why wait? Start this course today and better your knowledge of Fascism and ConservatismStart Course Now
Fascism – Learning Outcomes
Fascism : Introduction and Main Ideas
Fascism - Problems, the Hindu Right and Nazism
Fascism: Ordinary People's Part
Fascism – Lesson Summary
Conservatism – Learning Outcomes
Background and Forms of Conservatism
Main Ideas and Problems in Conservatism
Politics in a Conservative Society: India
Conservatism – Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss what is meant by Fascism
- Explain the involvement of ordinary people in Fascism
- Compare Fascism to Nazism
- Explain the contradictions within Fascist societies and systems
- List the features to be considered to qualify a State as Fascist
- Recognize contemporary Fascist States
- Discuss Conservatism
- Distinguish between European Conservatism and American Conservatism
- Explain Indian Conservatism
- Contrast Indian Conservatism to European Conservatism
- Explain the separation of powers in the United States
- Distinguish between Conservatism and Fascism.
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