COMP APPR GLOBAL ISSUES

SOCIOL 195

Introduction to critical transnational studies through several disciplinary approaches. Examines capitalism and neo-liberal globalization and their relationships to culture, politics, economics, and other social forms and outcomes; considers transnationalism "from below"; addresses linear and Western-centric thinking about progress and modernity; focuses a historical lens on political discourses, institutions, and projects to understand them contextually; demonstrates how cultures and identities are dynamically constituted in interaction with historical, material, political, and situational factors; considers how different inequalities and contestations inflect most social formations. Instructor: Namakkal or Mathers

Day / Time: 

MWF 01:40 PM-02:40 PM

Location: 

East Duke 209

Instructor: 

Namakkal, Jessica

Section: 

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