INTLSTD 470 - International Studies: Special Topics
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Sociology of World Politics: International Relations and Law
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: International Studies (INTLSTD)
Department: LSA II: International and Comparative Studies
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Details

Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 8/29/22 - 12/9/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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Description

In recent decades, some sociologists have become critical of tendencies in their discipline to equate “societies” with bounded nation-states, and they have incorporated global, international, and transnational processes into their analyses. At the same time, some scholars of international relations and international law have integrated sociological concepts and theories into their own accounts. This course asks what it means to stake a sociological perspective on the study of world politics by exploring such topics as: the history of the international system and international law; global governance since 1945 and especially since the end of the Cold War; colonialism, empire, and decolonization; war and the development of the modern state; state sovereignty; diplomacy; and the rise and possible decline of the United States as the world's dominant power. We will consider both what sociologists have had to say about these topics and the ways that other scholars of international relations and international law have drawn on sociological ways of thinking.

Schedule

INTLSTD 470 - International Studies: Special Topics
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
34506
Closed
0
5LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
002 (LEC)
 In Person
34906
Open
21
5LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
8/29/22 - 12/9/22
003 (SEM)
 In Person
36969
Open
9
 
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W 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Partial Term 10/24/22 - 12/9/22
Note: Drop/Add Deadline: 11/07/2022

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