Comparative Responses to Globalization
Pusan National University
Busan, South Korea
Area of Study
Economics, Intercultural Development, International Politics, Political Science
Taught In English
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Globalization is a controversial topic and one that applies to many areas of life, including politics, economics, culture and the environment. In this course, we will examine a wide range of practical and theoretical issues connected to globalization to see how they relate to our lives and to current events.
Students will read extracts from influential journal articles in preparation for class discussions. After the discussion, students will write a short paper related to what was discussed in class and on the connections between our readings and current events. This course meets twice a week, 1h30 each time, for 15 weeks.
Selected readings from The Globalization Reader 5th Edition by Frank J. Lechner (Editor), John Boli (Editor) will be provided online.