Karen T Litfin
POL S 203
The world community, its politics, and government. Offered: AWSpS.
This course offers an overview of contemporary world politics with an emphasis on global issues like development, population, militarization, hunger, and ecological interdependence. One area of emphasis is the impact of the end of the Cold War on the world political system. TOTAL: 100%
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Texts. Tentative texts: “Global Issues 98/99” (Dushkin); Thinking Theory Thoroughly (Rosenau and Durfee).
Class assignments and grading
Assignments. Requirements: One short paper, midterm, final.
Grading. Exams: 60% Papers: 20% Class/quiz participation: 20%