AP/POLS2940 6.0 A: Introduction to International Politics
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
A study of the nature of international politics, with special attention given to the conditions and consequences of war and peace among nation states; the impact on the international system of factors such as the politics of food, environment, population, the sea-bed and outer space, multinational corporations and cartels of raw-materials producers, the call for a new international economic order. PRIOR TO FALL 2014: Course credit exclusion: GL/ILST 2300 3.00.
Course Director: Glenn Goshulak
Office Location: South Ross 612
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This course is designed to give students a broad introduction to the theory and practice of international politics. Emphasis will be placed on the historical development of the academic discipline of International Relations (IR), focusing on key concepts, units of analysis, major debates in the field, competing theories and analytical frameworks. One aim of the course is to examine different ways of understanding what goes on in international politics, who benefits, and why.
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