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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POSC 372 - Politics of Globalization

Inquiry in the nature and trends of globalization from the economical, political, and cultural perspectives, and their impacts on our way of life. Roles of government, non-government organizations, and global institutions will be examined.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic terms, concepts, dominant ideologies and theories of globalization since the 1970s.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of major actors, institutions, systems and structures of globalization as powerful new forces of social change.
  • Identify and understand both state power and non-governmental organizations as powerful political actors in the current system of globalization.
  • Identify current issues in globalization studies such as global campaigns for democracy, the economic and cultural dimensions of globalization, and the gendered nature of globalization.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of political resources in globalization (e.g., information technologies, global networking ability, finance, oil, gender, etc.), and their impacts on our daily lives.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the meanings of Americanization and globalization through analysis of economic and cultural dimensions of current path of globalization.
  • Demonstrate how to investigate the dynamic nature of globalization that involves many countries in multi-dimensional areas (e.g., politics, economics, culture, security, environment, gender, etc.).

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