Global Issues in a Changing World


Class Schedule

Spring 2010


Classroom:................... not yet assigned

Class Meeting Time:.... Thursday, 6:00-8:30 PM

Office Hours:............... The hour before class or by appointment

Office Room:............... Manheim 304B


Class

Thu

Agenda

1

1/14

Topic: Introduction to class: objectives, reading, grading, etc.

Topic: Challenges of Globalization

Reading: Chapter 1

2

1/21

Topic: Struggles for Primacy in a Global Society

Reading: Chapter 2

3

1/28

Topic: Human Rights

Reading: Chapter 3

4

2/4

Topic: Promoting Democracy

Reading: Chapter 4

5

2/11

Topic: Global Terrorism

Reading: Chapter 5

6

2/18

Topic: Weapons Proliferation

Reading: Chapter 6

Midterm: Take home assignment given out

7

2/25

Topic: Global Trade

Reading: Chapter 7

8

3/4

Topic: Global Inequality

Reading: Chapter 8

9

3/11

Topic: Environmental Issues

Reading: Chapter 9

10

3/18

Topic: Population and Migration

Reading: Chapter 10

11

3/25

Topic: Global Crime

Reading: Chapter 11

4/1

Spring Break

12

4/8

Topic: Globalization of Disease

Reading: Chapter 12

13

4/15

Topic: Cultural Clashes and Conflict Resolution

Reading: Chapter 13

14

4/22

Topic: Course Review and Exam Preparation

4/29

Term Paper Due: under my door any time before 8:30 PM

Makeup Exam: 6:00-8:30, regular classroom

5/6

Final Exam 5:45-7:45 PM, regular classroom

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