Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Political Studies
This course introduces students to the foundations and theory of political economy, analyzing global capitalism through a variety of lenses including Classicism, Neo-Classicism, Marxism, Keynesianism, and Neoliberalism. The course also explores issues such as the intersection of capitalism with gender and racial hierarchies, the international monetary systems and finance, the political economy of resource extraction and climate change, and the interactions between economic systems and a variety of political institutions.
Prerequisite(s): 12 credit units of POLS and/or IS; or 36 credit units at the university level, including at least 6 credit units of ANTH, ENG, HIST, INDG, IS, POLS, RLST, SOC, or WGST.
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