International relations

Marxism and International Relations

Module code: M1530ADUD
Level 6
30 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Seminar
Assessment modes: Not yet finalised

This module enables you to engage systematically with the Marxist tradition of theorising about international relations.

You gain an introduction to Marx’s thought, using selections from primary texts. Then, you examine how later Marxist writers have applied and developed these ideas across a range of themes in international studies, including:

  • imperialism
  • the Cold War
  • international political economy and globalisation theory.