Course DescriptionExplain foundational concepts related to globalization (colonialism, neo-colonialism, neoliberalism, deregulation, WTO, IMF, free trade, fair trade, etc.) Examine the complexity of globalization and conceptualize the role of the state, corporations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and intergovernmental organizations such as the European Union, the WTO, the IMF and the World Bank. Explore different themes relevant to globalization and identify significant issues (USA influence in the economic development of Latin America, racism in Europe, labour conditions in Asia, etc.) at a local/global level. Analyse global issues from a Global North/Global South perspective.
EquivalentsIntroduction to Globalization (SSCI10048) OR Global Issues In The New Millennium (SSCI10016)
Applies to the following Programs
- General Arts and Science - 230 : Program of Studies / Mandatory Courses