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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.

Politics
Free Course
This free online course in Political Ideology introduces you to Fascism and Conservatism, and their main ideas and philosophies. You will learn about the necessity to avoid fascist-related dangers and how easily ordinary people can become involved. You will then study Conservatism and gain insight into this field of politics. You will also learn why we need to keep away from the lethargy of Conservatism for the sake of evolvement.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Mobile Friendly

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Modules

Outcome

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Description

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 Conservatism

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Learning Outcomes

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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