SOCI 320: Globalization and Social Change

SOCI 320-001: Globalization and Soc Change
(Spring 2023)

01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW

Innovation Hall 134

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Section Information for Spring 2023

Globalization is the process of increasing political, economic, environmental, cultural, and social interconnections that is currently transforming our world. However, not everyone experiences globalization in the same way. For some, it expands opportunities and enhances prosperity while for others experience poverty and hopelessness. This course explores anti- and counter-globalization movements and focuses on the history and structure of globalization, and how globalizations is impacting the global economy, political structures, migration flows, gender, race and class inequality, and the environment and sustainability.

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Credits: 3

While focusing on nature and process of change in human society, considers social impact of political, economic, and environmental change and how lives are shaped by complexities of global social forces. Examines specific global issues such as conflict and security; economic disparity; ecological deterioration; populations and migration; legitimization of commerce; diffusion of innovations; and impact of class, status, and power in modern societies. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Focused Course
Schedule Type: Seminar
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This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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