Globalization and Society

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Globalization and Society

  • Host University

    Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú

  • Location

    Lima, Peru

  • Area of Study

    International Relations, Sociology

  • Language Level

    High Advanced

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course analyzes globalization as an economic, political, social, and cultural phenomenon. It seeks to understand the effects of globalization on the gap between developed and developing countries; how it potentially intensifies inequality within countries; its impact on the quality of democratic governance and how it shapes the identity of local populations. Case studies will be used to demonstrate the impact of globalization on society, both in Latin America and in other regions of the world.

Course Disclaimer

Please note that there are no beginning level courses offered in this program.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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