module 6 lecture 1 - What is international studies? The...

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What is international studies? The study of global interdependence (also known as globalization), including its causes and consequences Using comparisons across cultures, societies, and political systems to better understand issues and problems The study of the world as a set of natural systems and how they are connected to human societies The study of organizations that manage any or all of the dimensions listed above
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The six modules Introduction to globalization Inter-governmental cooperation Economic development Human rights and human security Global systems The globalization of knowledge and ideas
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Tangible flows: Trade Investment People Intangible flows: Ideas Knowledge Technology
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“The world isn’t flat” Why isn’t the “10% assumption” a larger number? What would be the most surprising aspects of globalization in 2010 to someone from 1900? 1500? Does the “10% assumption” apply to ideas? To influences in art and music?
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Innovation (What local conditions contributed to its development?) Dissemination Trade Migration Information technology Transportation technology Military force Resistance Adaptation Imitation
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“Push” vs. “pull” pressures Semi-globalization: Managing global and local knowledge How much does the knowledge cost? Who pays? Does it require an organization?
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