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Christine Ingebritsen
SIS 401
Seattle Campus

International Political Economy

Establishment, maintenance, and decay of the post-1945 international economic order. Political economy of international trade, monetary relations, inflation, and North-South relations. Prerequisite: SIS 201 which may be taken concurrently; either ECON 201, GEOG 123 or SIS 123 any of which may be taken concurrently.

Class description

Alternative theories of international political economy and applications to contemporary issues and problems.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

lecture, discussion, review in small groups

Recommended preparation

prior coursework in political economy, comparative political economy and international relations

Class assignments and grading

In class exercises, mid-term exam, final exam

class discussions (10%) in section mid-term exam (40%) final exam (50%)

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by M Jane Meyerding
Date: 04/11/2006