Globalisation is one of the key issues in international politics. This course allows you to examine the nature and direction of global change, focusing on political and economic aspects. It introduces you to the principal theories of international political economy and explores links between global, regional and national politics, as well as a range of thematic issues concerning hegemony, development, governance and co-operation.
The international political economy has been subject to major change in recent years. This course sets the historical context and provides a practical approach to analysis of this change. It investigates the most recent innovative theoretical developments in the field, and the link to debates on globalisation. The option modules provide you with the opportunity of studying in-depth the process of economic and political restructuring within particular states and regions.
CORE MODULE - to the value of 30 credits (必修)
Theories and Issues in International Political Economy
OPTION MODULES - to the value of 30 credits 選修
You may choose any three modules from those on offer, but the following modules are recommended as being particularly relevant for this course. All modules are subject to availability.
l Advanced Political Analysis
l Development Politics and Policy
l The European Union
l Gender and Globalisation
l Global Governance
l Human Rights
l Theory and Practice of International Relations
l United States Hegemony
l War, New Wars, and the Liberal State
l DISSERTATION - 60 credits