POLSC 22000 - Globalization and Opposition Movements

Overview

Course Title

Globalization and Opposition Movements

Department(s)

Description

This course assesses the effects of economic globalization in a wide range of areas in both industrialized and non-industrialized countries. Areas may include global warming, deforestation, North-South inequality, hunger and poverty, environmental degradation, the erosion of social capital, the spread of consumer culture, population growth, global resource limits, workers' and women's rights, and immigration. Positive and negative effects of globalization are assessed, including those on the natural environment, social equality, economic security, and the quality of life. Introduces radical, reformist, and neo-liberal perspectives on these problems. Analyzes the causes and consequences of movements that arise in opposition to globalization and its effects.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule