SOC 706 Sociology of the Global Economy

This course will contribute to the comprehension of the global economy and international economic relations by using recent sociological theories of social change to analyze socio-economic processes, social relations, social structures, and global economic institutions. Topics discussed will include post-industrial, post-fordist, and post-modern society; patterns of restructuring the economy and the state; the global city; global and local cultures; the global consumer; and fragmentation and inequality in global space. Lect: 3 hrs. Prerequisite: SOC 103 or SOC 104 or SOC 105 or SOC 107 Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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