Political Ideologies: Liberalism versus Marxism
In this free online course, learn about the ideologies of Marx, as well as how the Constitution guarantees our freedom.
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This Course in Political Ideologies: Liberalism versus Marxism, Liberalism and Marxism will be compared and discussed. First, you will be introduced to the individual and their rights, which is a major concept of Liberalism. You will also learn about the Constitution and the freedoms it guarantees. Classical Liberalism and Multiculturalism, particularly African-American Multiculturalism, will be covered in detail.
Next, after addressing the main problems in Liberalism, the course delves deeply into Marxism, allowing you to understand the key concepts and philosophies of Karl Marx. Some contradictions and incoherencies of the Ideology of Marx will be highlighted. By the end of the course, some worked examples about Communism and Socialism, which are related ideologies of Marxism, will be discussed.
In this course, two of the most fundamental themes in Political Ideologies will be covered. The course will be of great interest to anyone who specialises in political science or is interested in political leadership. So why wait? Start this course today and boost your knowledge of Liberalism and Marxism.Start Course Now
Liberalism – Learning Outcomes
Introduction: Main Ideas with Examples
Forms of the Liberal State
Forms of Liberalism
Main Problems in Liberalism
Liberalism – Lesson Summary
Marx – Learning Outcomes
Marx: Biography and Main Concepts
Marx: Main Concepts
Marx: Contradictions, Incoherence, and Problems
Marx: Worked Examples
Marx – Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this module, you will be able to:
- Define the concept of Liberalism
- Discuss the Rights of Freedom and Justice
- List the features of Liberalism
- Explain Multiculturalism within African-American society
- Identify problems related to Liberalism
- Discuss Liberal Interventionism
- Discuss the ideology of Marx
- Contrast subsistence production to commodity production
- List the various concepts of Marx
- Discuss the problems and incoherencies of the ideology of Marx
- Compare constant capital with variable capital
- Explain the falling rate within the capitalist systems
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