Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 348

International Organisations in Global Politics


Description

Course description

This course examines the study of international organisations in global politics. It focuses on theoretical approaches to the study of international organisations. It explores the changing roles, functions and norms of these international organisations working in such areas as security, economics, environment protection, human rights and social justice. 

Learning objectives/outcomes

By the end of the course, we should be able to:

  • Understand the significance of international organisations in an increasingly globalised world
  • Assess the changing roles, functions and norms of international organisations
  • Master the theoretical approaches to the study of international organisations
  • Explore the ways in which international organisations can help to manage or govern major issues in world affairs

Availability 2018

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Gerald Chan

Reading/Texts

Kelly-Kate S. Pease, International organizations, 5th ed. (Boston: Pearson, 2011)
 

Points

POLITICS 348: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Political Studies or Politics and International Relations, or POLITICS 106 and 30 points at Stage II in Global Politics and Human Rights


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