Introduction to Political Theory


1. Select a text by one of these philosophers (of your choice) – a short book, an essay (a journal article) or a book chapter – write a summary and analysis of its contents. *I decide to choose Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex (1949) 2. As a component of the analysis you undertake, you should make some reference to contrasting elements you locate in the ideological text of your choice with the foundational text of that ideology assigned in the POL100 class. 3. Contain a formal introduction (this may contain some biographical comments on the author) 4. Conclusion 5. Bibliography Basic structure of the Research Paper Double spaced, Times New Roman (12) The content related to class materials for the research paper are attached in the additional materials.