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GLOBAL SOCIETY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Japan - Hitotsubashi University - Tokyo - 'Hitotsubashi University'
UC Course SubjectSociology
Number & Suffix: 115
Full UC Title: GLOBAL SOCIETY 
Transcript Title: GLOBAL SOCIETY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 3.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: The unit of analysis of the seminar is the world’s population, which has grown to seven billion today. It is projected to reach nine to ten billion by 2050. From this global perspective, this interdisciplinary and inter-professional seminar debates two contested propositions. First, there now exists a global society, defined by the increasing scope, depth, and accumulation of interdependencies of the world’s diverse peoples. Although people are divided by religion, culture, language, national, ethnic, and tribal loyalties as well as by race, gender, class, and status, they confront shared socio-economic, political, environmental, and moral challenges. Problems of central human concern, such as war, sustainable economic development, environmental degradation, human rights, popular rule, etc. must now be navigated at local, state, regional, and transnational levels. This seminar discusses and debates the properties of the global society, aspects of globalization, and the ability of humans to collectively govern and resolve shared problems on a worldwide scale. Assessment: class participation, class presentation and leading discussion; 4 one-page mini-papers. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: TOPICS IN GLOBAL STUDIES IIA 
Partner University Department: Global Education Program 
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