Dec 11, 2023
POSC 378 - International Political Economy
Political problems of management and development in the global economy and the prospects for creating improved mechanisms at the international level and for less-developed countries.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of basic terms, concepts, dominant ideologies and theories of international political economy (IPE) since WWIl.
- Demonstrate an understanding of major actors, institutions, systems and structures of IPE in contemporary society.
- Identify current issues in IPE such as trade regime, transnational corporate structure, international debt trap, politics of industrialization and development, and the gendered nature of IPE.
- Demonstrate an understanding of political resources in contemporary society (e.g., oil) and how they are used in real world situations affecting people.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the U.S. economic policies and their impact on contemporary IPE system.
- Demonstrate how to investigate the dynamic and symbiotic relationships between politics and economics in contemporary society.
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