Jun 27, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

PLSC 338: International Political Economy


(1 Unit)
Prerequisites: PLSC 100  and one of either PLSC 102  or PLSC 103 .
An introduction to the study of political economy, i.e., the reciprocal relationship between political and economic activities and institutions, through an examination of the pursuit of wealth and power in the international system. Considers the strengths and weaknesses of different theoretical, analytical and ideological approaches to understanding the international political economy in both historical and contemporary settings. Specific issues include trade, international finance, foreign investment, economic development, structural adjustments and globalization. Grossman.