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Spring 2018
Sep 17, 2021
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GOVT 261 - International Political Econom
The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with current issues and debates in the field of international political economy.  Students will gain familiarity with debates regarding the relationship between power and wealth, the politics and institutions of international trade and finance, economic development; the political aspects of financial crises, questions of market failure, sustainable development and environmental management, and the relationship between the global political economy and international security. They will be encouraged to apply these theories and concepts to contemporary issues and problems. For more details on this course, please visit: 


This course has been renumbered, effective Fall 2014. A student who earned credit for GOVT 288 International Political Economy in a prior term should not enroll and cannot earn credit in this class. 

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Government Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/IECO Supporting Courses, SFS/RCST Theory and Methods, College/Bus Admin Minor Bridge

Mutual Exclusion:
This course carries a mutual exclusion with the following courses; you may not enroll in it if you have completed any of the following with a passing grade:
GOVT 288

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