This module addresses a fundamental theme in Political Ideology. In this module, you will learn about the main ideas in Fascism. The case of Adolf Eichmann, one of the major organizers of concentration camps where the Jewish people were exterminated, will allow you to understand the involvement of ordinary people in Fascism. You will also learn about the features to be considered to qualify a State as Fascist.
Conservatism is the subject matter of this module. You will learn about European Conservatism with such authors as Michael Oakeshott and David Hume. American Conservatism will be discussed. Through specific worked examples, you will also learn about Indian Conservatism, with other such authors as Rajesh Kasturirangan and Krzysztof Iwanek. A global view of Conservatism will be discussed.