Course Catalog

IPOL8505

Global Politics

The course introduces students to key analytical concepts and normative views such as balance of power, unipolarity, multipolarity, unilateralism, multilateralism, etc., and major theoretical perspectives for analysis of international politics, as well as the major international events of the past century that have shaped the international system. Students will learn ways that international actors, including sovereign states and non-state entities such as multinational corporations, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations, exercise power to pursue goals and influence international outcomes. Students will also learn how international institutions, norms, and structures of governance affect the exercise of power and other forms of influence and shape international outcomes. Students will also be introduced to some contemporary issues of national, international, and human security, including the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and terrorism, as well as issues of globalization, food security, the plight of the LDC’s, and human rights.
Subject:
International Policy
Department:
International Policy
Division:
Intl Policy & Management
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Fall 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8505A-F12 Lecture (Arrocha)
IPOL8505B-F12 Lecture (Wehling)

Spring 2012 - MIIS

IPOL8505A-S12 Lecture (Wehling)

Fall 2011 - MIIS

IPOL8505A-F11 Lecture (Arrocha)

Spring 2011 - MIIS

IPOL8505A-S11 Lecture (Haug)

Fall 2010 - MIIS

IPOL8505A-F10 Lecture (Arrocha)

Spring 2010 - MIIS

IPOL8505A-S10 Lecture (Haug)

Fall 2009 - MIIS

IPOL8505A-F09 Lecture (Akaha)
IPOL8505C-F09 Lecture (Arrocha)