Throughout the world, societies, markets, and governments are in upheaval. Some would even argue that we are on the brink of a new world order. So how do we understand the current historical moment? How are nation-states being remade in the face of the hyper-mobility of capital? Are global corporations the new arbiters of rule? What is the fate of global cooperation in an era of growing nationalism? How are emerging economies and global social movements challenging the terms of the globalization debate? How are power and wealth distributed between and within nations? International Political Economy engages students to understand how the relationship between states, markets and civil society on a global stage affect issues like poverty, inequality, unemployment, security, and climate change.

Knowledge, Identity, and Power
Course UID
002479.1
Course Subject
IPE
Catalog Number
101
Long title
Introduction to International Political Economy