Thinking Globally (1.10.17-1.17.17)
o What are the five characteristics of global studies?
3. Contemporary and historical
4. Critical and multicultural
5. Globally responsible
o How does global
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Prescribing the Pill: politics, culture, and the sexual
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Case study of the introduction and use of oral contraceptives in Lawrence
STS 214 (001)
Do Artifacts Have Politics?
Doctorate, Political Science, UC Berkeley
Taught at Leiden, MIt, UC LA. UC SC, Harvey Mudd
Thomas Phelan Chair of STS at Rensselaer
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A. Fill in the blanks with a word or phrase from the list below (ten questions).
o Globalization: process by which the world becomes more interconnected through
Companies have needed multiple networks in order to carry data, documents, voice, and
video information services because:
Choose one answer.
a. of security standards
b. those information services could not be downlinked
c. of the lack
Universal Declaration of Human Rights(exam questions about which articles are most important, provide a critique to articles)
-Equality and freedom for all human beings
-Entitled to rights and freedoms
Who defines what is right?
Globalizations Various Configurations
-System of interaction and (desire for) integration among regions in the world.
-Promises greater connectivity through economic cooperation, political integration, and cultural
enhancements among the worlds regions.
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Rights (as freedom from unlawful imprisonment, torture, and execution) regarded as
belonging fundamentally to
9/2 IS 393 Lecture
A Review of Last Weeks Discussion:
-Benjamin Barber (Jihad vs. McWorld intense parochialism usually rooted in religion vs. the
desire for global integration
Globalization and globality
Environmental degradation and resource depletion (Desertification, declining biodiversity and
marine resources, water scarcity and deterioration)
Cleaner approach and regional alliance have been forged by people should be made into
Recap from the last meeting:
GMS Genetically modified organisms
-Worries about health with consumption of GMOs
-Protests about GMOs
-Possibility of world conflicts
-Global South stands to lose in these food fights
All About GMOs
-Provide food and nutritio
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IS 393 Exam#2 Study Guide
I. Be able to discuss the essence of the following terms in your own words (observe the 45 sentences only rule).
(1) Third wave Feminism
(2) Localized Globalism (in reference to music)
(3) Global cities
(4) Structural Migration (
IS 393 Palis
The Climate Change Debate
As most know, a very hot topic all around the world right now is climate change and both
sides of the topic have very strong opinions. So, where do we stand? Is there climate change? Is
it a co
A genetically modified organism, or GMO, is an organism whose genetic material has
been altered through inserting and deleting of genes in an organisms genome. This
process is also known as genetic engineering or biotech engineering. Biolo
Lence, Sergio H., and Dermot J. Hayes. "Genetically Modified Crops: Their Market and
Welfare Impacts." American Journal of Agricultural Economics 87.4 (2005): pp. 931950. Web.
In the late 1990s three countries, the United States, Ca
PECHLANER, GABRIELA. "The Sociology of Agriculture in Transition: The Political
Economy of Agriculture After Biotechnology." Canadian Journal of Sociology 35.2
(2010): 243-69. Web.
In 2007 a global food crisis was making media headl
Lieberman, Sarah, and Tim Gray. "GMOs and the Developing World: A Precautionary
Interpretation of Biotechnology." British Journal of Politics & International Relations
10.3 (2008): 395-411. Web.
The advances of biotechnology in prod
Torgersen, Helge, and Alexander Bogner. "Austria's Agri-Biotechnology Regulation:
Political Consensus Despite Divergent Concepts of Precaution." Science & Public
Policy (SPP) 32.4 (2005): 277-84. Web.
Austria, who is a member of the
McCullum, Christine, et al. "Application of Modern Biotechnology to Food and Agriculture: Food
Systems Perspective." Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior 35.6 (2003): 319-32. Web.
The authors suggest the use of different perspe