INTLSTD 385 - International and/or Comparative Topics in the Social Sciences
Fall 2022, Section 005 - International Organizations
Instruction Mode: Section 005 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
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Advisory Prerequisites:
INTLSTD 101.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Meet Together Classes:
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course is about the design and functioning of international cooperation through contemporary international organizations. Under what conditions would nation-states collaborate to solve common problems, when everything about their environment encourages them not to do so? By its very nature, the “chessboard” of international relations leaves little room for cooperative endeavors between nation-states, who are naturally predisposed, for their survival, to be inimical, suspicious, and short-sighted in their behavior toward one another. This is because they interact and strategize in an environment in which there is no formal authority (anarchy) and the only international law that exists is dependent on the voluntary agreement by sovereigns to abide by it when it is in their interest to do so. How do international organizations nonetheless sometimes come to be? How and how effectively do existing international organizations function?

Schedule

INTLSTD 385 - International and/or Comparative Topics in the Social Sciences
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
34473
Closed
0
 
1
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
34474
Closed
0
 
-
Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
34476
Closed
0
 
1
Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
34477
Closed
0
 
-
Th 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (LEC)
 In Person
37297
Open
29
3LSA INT'L STUDIES MAJ & MIN
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
012 (LEC)
 In Person
27036
Open
17
 
4
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
013 (DIS)
 In Person
27037
Closed
0
 
3
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
014 (DIS)
 In Person
27038
Closed
0
 
1
Th 2:00PM - 3:00PM
015 (DIS)
 In Person
27039
Open
9
 
-
Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
Note: Section 015: Spanish Section. Registration for one additional University Course (UC 390) credit available after classes begin.

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