Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL2099: The Politics of Social Justice

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Basic reading:


Immanuel Kant (1784) “What is Enlightenment”

Karl Marx and Frederick Engels (1848) The Communist Manifesto

Charles Mills (2003) From Class to Race

Fredric Jameson (1991) The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism

Gayatri Spivak (2008) Can the Subaltern Speak?

Iris Marion Young (2011) Responsibility for Justice

bell hooks (1984) Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center

Annamarie Jagose (1997) Queer Theory: An Introduction

Michel Foucault (1976) The History of Sexuality

James C. Scott (2014) Two Cheers for Anarchism

Chantal Mouffe (2013) Agonistics: Thinking the World Politically

Walter Benjamin (1936) The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Donna Haraway (1984) A Cyborg Manifesto

John Dryzek (1997) The Politics of the Earth