Global Resistance: Subjects and Practices: in-depth Analysis (L7090SDUD)
30 credits, Level 6
In this module, you explore the 'global movement' of opposition to neoliberalism, capitalism and imperialism.
You learn about the global summit protests of the early 21st Century, the Zapatista movement in Mexico, international trade unionism and the most recent anti-austerity protests in Europe.
You look at:
- the history of global resistance
- the main concepts and theories used to make sense of resistance – including Marxist, post-structuralist, decolonial, feminist and anarchist approaches
- political groups who have been hailed as responsible for revolutionary movements, for example the anti-globalisation movement
- the politics of resistance
- campaigns against multinational corporations.
Contact hours and workload
This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 36 hours of contact time and 264 hours of independent study.
This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses:
- Anthropology and International Development BA
- Economics and International Development BA
- Geography and International Development BA
- Geography and International Development MArts
- Geography and International Relations MArts
- International Development BA
- International Development with a Language BA
- International Relations and Development BA
- Sociology and International Development BA