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On completition of the course students should have* A broad overview of the social processes behind the globalisation of finance, production and trade.* Be aware of the historical role of the state and its changing relationship with the global economy.* Be familiar with some of the issues that face social movements such as the labour movement and the environmental movement as they confront globalisation.* Be familar with the debate between supporters of globalisation and their critics.Indicative Module Content:
This course involves a critical examination of some of the main dynamics of late capitalism in an era of globalisation.
|Student Effort Type
|Autonomous Student Learning
|Seminar (or Webinar)
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
|Class Test: Review of reading plus introduction to class
|Varies over the Trimester
|Project: PROJECT 3000 words
|Coursework (End of Trimester)
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback after submission of written work. Feedback also available during consultation hours.