Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: POL                                     Course Number: 246                                    
Course Title: Politics of Globalization and Inequality
Subject: Political Science
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


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.

Prerequisite: ENG 101
Start Date:    01/30/2013                         End Date: