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INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE

SISU-380
Topics in Global and Comparative Governance (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. Rotating topics including international law, comparative governing institutions, and leading global organizations. May be taken A-F only. Prerequisite: SISU-206 and SISU-280.

SISU-380
002
INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Global and Comparative Governance (3)

The Future of Global Governance: U.S./China/India

This research seminar is premised on the widespread belief that the United States, India, and China are playing and will continue to play decisive roles in shaping the twenty-first century. The course explores relations among these three states, both bilaterally and multilaterally, so as to intelligently analyze how these relationships are evolving and how the international system may be changing.

SISU-380
001
INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Global and Comparative Governance (3)

Mexican Politics

This course introduces students to the major trends in contemporary Mexico. In particular, the course looks at debates about how the country should organize its economy, structure its political system, and grapple with social divides related to race, ethnicity, gender, and class. Topical subjects such as narcotrafficking are also discussed.

SISU-380
004
INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Global and Comparative Governance (3)

International Law

This course covers institutions of international politics, with emphasis on the nature and function of international law.

SISU-380
005
INT'L SERVICE UNDERGRADUATE
SPRING 2015

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Global and Comparative Governance (3)

The United Nations

This course explores the birth, evolution, and performance of the United Nations. Students also examine how (and how well) the UN has addressed specific issues through cases studies in areas that include peacekeeping, environment, poverty reduction, and humanitarian assistance.