Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2012/2013
Canadian Excellence

PO231
Introduction to World Politics I
0.5 Credit

This course examines the principal ideas, actors, institutions, processes and power relations in world politics and their changing nature under forces of globalization and securitization. The course introduces students to theories of international relations, globalization and global governance within the context of historical and contemporary world events, policy decisions, and case studies. Topics may include the study of the nuclear age and the Cold War, forms of military and humanitarian intervention, the globalized war economy, and the global ‘war on terror’.

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Prerequisites
Registration status: senior student.