GLBL 210: Global Issues and Globalization

This course is a survey of international social, political, and cultural patterns in selected societies of Africa, Asia, America, and Europe, stressing comparative analysis of twentieth-century conflicts and change in different historical contexts.

Required Texts:

  • Schaeffer, Understanding Globalization, 4th edition (2009), ISBN 978-0742561809
  • Lechner and Boli, editors, The Globalization Reader, 4th edition (2011), ISBN 978-0470655634

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