Course Details

01:790:358 Globalization, Democracy, and Contemporary Capitalism

  • Academic Credits: 3
  • Focus area for the major: Foreign and International Politics
  • Course for Minor: Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
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Course Description:

This course considers globalization and its impact on modern capitalist nations from international and comparative political-economic perspectives. The course first explores how globalization is governed and regulated internationally and regionally in finance, trade, and multinationals, and their impact on jobs, inequality, labor, and welfare. The second, this course is to provide a general introduction to the field of comparative political economy and an in-depth introduction to contemporary capitalism's political economy.