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as of 7/14/2020

GLOBALIZATION, INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, AND DEVELOPMENT
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: China - Fudan University - 'International Summer School, Fudan University'
UC Course SubjectPolitical Science
Number & Suffix: 115 S
Full UC Title: GLOBALIZATION, INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, AND DEVELOPMENT 
Transcript Title: GLBZN/INTL POL ECON 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course explores international political economy (IPE) in an era of globalization. The course gives an understanding of how the contemporary global economy is shaped by transnational forces and flows, and how these impact people‚Äôs lives. The course examines globalization and development in historical context and reflects on approaches to understanding the global political economy. The course also examines the increasing financialization of the global economy as well as transformations in the international division of labor, including the impact of such changes on development outcomes and experiences. Students explore the role of the state in an era of globalization and consider whether transnational corporate power and trends in global and supranational governance have eroded the policy sovereignty of nations. A further key set of questions concerns debates around contemporary social crises related to the global political economy. The course studies the sources of instability in the international financial system, and considers what might be done to deal with such systemic problems. It examines the global political economy of agriculture taking account of current debates and conflicts related to the politics of food, land, and the environment. The course concludes by reflecting on transformations and key debates in global governance including the impact of emerging market economies and alter-globalization movements. Assessment: Attendance and participation (20%), 1500-word research essay (50%), final exam (30%). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: GLOBALIZATION, INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, AND DEVELOPMENT 
Partner University Department: Political Science 
Partner University Course Number: POLI170005