2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin

POL 246 Politics of Global Inequality

3 hours 

This class explores the politics of globalization its relation to the political, social, and economic inequality of the contemporary global economy. This course surveys the major theories, key institutions, and contemporary issues that relate to international political economy: the intersection between global politics and the global economy. Topics include the history of global inequality challenges of development politics of international trade the changing role of the state in economics finance challenges of economic development social movements responding to globalization and key intergovernmental and international economic institutions.




ENG 101


This course satisfies the Flexible Core: World Cultures and Global Issues area of the Gen Ed Program.