Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

SOCI 804: Sociology of Globalization

SOCI 804-001: Sociology of Globalization
(Spring 2017)

Robinson A101

Section Information for Spring 2017

While globalization most simply means becoming more like a globe, the deep integration of societies, economies, polities, and cultures has fundamentally changed social life. Sociologists have sought to study the transnational institutions and communities that have emerged. In this course, we will read the major sociological works in globalization studies, as well as significant works by other social scientists.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Addresses the social, political, cultural, and economic process of globalization. Explores the limits on globalization during the precapitalist era, the relation between empire and the internal structure of imperialist societies, theoretical debates over the contemporary world system, the relation between cities and globalization, and the link between globalization and social inequality within both developed and developing societies. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar

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