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  1. Week One - What is Politics? 1 item
    1. Politics - Andrew Heywood 2013

      Book  Read Chapter 1: What is Politics?

  2. Week Two - Power and the State 0 items
    1. McCabe, Angela (2013) A three-dimensional analysis of power and engaged scholarship (PhD thesis extract) 0 items
      NOTE: A pdf of this source is available in the tab for Week Two on the module's main page, next to this week's lecture slides.
    2. Alford, Matthew (2017) 'Washington DC’s role behind the scenes in Hollywood goes deeper than you think' 0 items
      https://theconversation.com/washington-dcs-role-behind-the-scenes-in-hollywood-goes-deeper-than-you-think-80587
  3. Week Three - What is Liberal Democracy... and What is Not? 1 item
    1. What Democracy Is. . . and Is Not - Philippe C Schmitter, Terry Lynn Karl 1991

      Article Core

  4. Week Four - Gendered Assumptions in Politics 0 items
    1. McAfee, Noëlle (2014) 'Feminist Political Philosophy' in E. N. Zalta (ed) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy 0 items
      https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/feminism-political/ (Read up to and including section 2.2)
    2. Allen, Amy (2016) 'Feminist Perspectives on Power' in E. N. Zalta (ed) Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy 0 items
      https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/feminist-power/ (Read section 1 only)
  5. Week Five - Capitalism and Democracy 1 item
    1. Capitalism and Democracy - Gabriel A. Almond 09/1991

      Article Core

  6. Week Six - Race and Democracy 0 items
    1. Reni Eddo Lodge - Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Guardian) 0 items
      https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/may/30/why-im-no-longer-talking-to-white-people-about-race (also available as audio recording)
  7. Week Seven - Rights and Citizens 0 items
    1. Teresa Hayter - Open Borders: The Case Against Immigration Control 0 items
      Read pages 1-4 of the introduction chapter. https://leedsnoborders.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/open-borders-the-case-against-immigration-controls-teresa-hayter.pdf
  8. Week Eight - Political Culture 3 items
    1. 1) Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital - Robert D. Putnam --- NOTE! Read til the end of the section 'Whatever Happened to Civic Engagement?' only, i.e. stop before 'Countertrends' 1995

      Article Core

    2. 2) Pew Research Center - The Party of Nonvoters
      http://www.people-press.org/2014/10/31/the-party-of-nonvoters-2/

  9. Week Nine - Economic Policy-Making 2 items
  10. Week Ten - Non-Democracies 2 items
    1. 1) Aristotle on how to preserve tyranny

      Webpage Core Aristotle on how to preserve tyranny

  11. Week Eleven - Review of Term One 1 item
    1. Read any texts from this term that you haven't read yet. If you have read them all, look through your notes from all weeks of this term and bring any questions you have to the seminar.

  12. Week Twelve (Term 2 Week 1) - Brexit 1 item
    1. 1) First, prepare yourself by reading the answers to any questions you feel interested in on this page: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-32810887

      2) Then read this article by Gary Younge from 2016: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/jun/30/brexit-disaster-decades-in-the-making
      Also available as a podcast here: https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2016/jul/08/brexit-a-disaster-decades-in-the-making 

  13. Week TBC - What do States Do 2 items
    1. Seeing Like a State : How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed - James C. Scott 2005

      Book Core Read only Part 1, Chapter 2 "Cities, People and Language"

    2. Political sociology: selected readings - Alessandro Pizzorno, Lawrence Freedman 1971

      Book Core

  14. Week Thirteen - Rational Choice Theory 4 items
    1. Rational choice - Jon Elster 1986

      Book Core Introduction (Elster) only

  15. Week Fourteen - Sociological Institutionalism 3 items
    1. Durable inequality - Charles Tilly 1999

      Book Core Chapter 1 only

  16. Week Fifteen - Leaders and Parliaments 1 item
  17. Week Sixteen - Electoral Systems 1 item
  18. Week Seventeen - Political Parties and Party Systems 2 items
    1. Politics - Andrew Heywood 2013

      Book Core Chapter 10 only

  19. Week Eighteen - Experts and Democracy 3 items
  20. Week Nineteen - Measuring Democracy 4 items
  21. Week Twenty - Alternative Forms of Democracy 1 item
  22. Week Twenty-One - Topic TBC 0 items
  23. Week Twenty-Two - Review of Term Two 0 items
  24. Week Twenty-Three - Regime Transitions 1 item
  25. Week Twenty-Four - Revolutions 1 item
  26. Final Week - Pre-Exam Review 0 items
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