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.
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
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%)