Undergraduate Module Descriptor

POL3124: Anarchism and World Ordering

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Capitalism, slavery and private property
  • Democracy and power
  • Syndicalism and the global spread of anarchism
  • Anarchism and terrorism
  • Anarchism, war and revolution
  • Chomsky, US Empire and moral truisms
  • Postanarchism
  • Social Ecology  
  • Anarchafeminism
  • Anarchism and global constitutionalism 

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning & Teaching activities 442 hours per week for 22 weeks. Small group work, presentations, discussion, reflection
Guided Independent Study100Preparation for class and further reading
Guided Independent Study16Summative class presentation
Guided Independent Study70First summative essay
Guided Independent Study70Second summative essay

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).