This course introduces students to how economics and politics have interacted during two centuries of globalization. By the end of this course, students should have a good understanding of:
- The economic forces driving globalization
- The distinctive features of the contemporary era of globalization
- The impact that globalization has had on the geography of manufacturing
- How globalization affects how companies organize their production
- The relationship between globalization and development
- The relationship between globalization and poverty/inequality in developed and developing economies
- The constraints that globalization imposes on the autonomy of sovereign states
- The principal debates in the literature on globalization
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
By the end of this course, students should be able to:
- Explain the principal debates in the literature on globalization and the distinctive features of the contemporary era of globalization.
- Analyse the economic forces driving globalization
- Discuss the relationship between globalization and development
- Illustrate how globalization has affected companies and the geography of manufacturing
- Discuss the constraints globalization imposes on the autonomy of sovereign states
3500 Word Research Paper (60%) (LO 1,2,3,4,5)
2 Hour Examination (40%) (LO 1,2,3,4,5)
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The course will be equivalent to 120 hours work in the semester. The course will be run intensively, with the contact hours equivalent to 2 hour seminars per week for 12 weeks. This is in line with other international relations courses at the Masters level including those offered within the School and other CASS Schools.
Ravenhill (ed.), Global Political Economy (3rd Edition)
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|8934||21 Jul 2014||08 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|