international_relations_1_syllabus_spring_08-1

International_relati - International Relations 1 Spring Quarter 2008 Mon Wed 8:00-9:50 Wellman 230 Instructor Marc Scarcelli scarcelli@ucdavis.edu

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International Relations 1 Instructor: Marc Scarcelli Spring Quarter, 2008 scarcelli@ucdavis.edu Mon.& Wed. 8:00-9:50 Office Hrs: Mondays 10-12 Wellman 230 SSH 133 Course Scope and Purpose This course is designed to give students an introduction to the basics of international relations, while at the same time developing the concept of global interdependence along its political, economic, demographic, cultural, technological, and environmental dimensions. The nature of the international system and its leading problems have experienced major changes in recent decades, including the end of the Cold War and the rise of international terrorism, the accelerated spread of capitalism and democracy, as well as threats to the environment, international health, and more. The goal is to give students a broad introduction to international relations and contemporary international problems, while providing the tools needed to analyze such problems with an eye to their complex causes and consequences, as seen through an emphasis on
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course IRE 001 taught by Professor Scarcelli during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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International_relati - International Relations 1 Spring Quarter 2008 Mon Wed 8:00-9:50 Wellman 230 Instructor Marc Scarcelli scarcelli@ucdavis.edu

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