IA 200 Globalization and Its Critics
This interdisciplinary course introduces students to the scholarly literature on the origins, developments, and current realities of globalization. It covers the arguments of main proponents and critics of globalization from a political, social, economic, and environmental perspective. It also enhances their understanding of the basic trends and power dynamics of globalization. The course utilizes quantitative, qualitative, and spatial data analysis to illuminate and critique global economic, political, and social trends.