International Studies Textbook Chapter Summaries
Globalization needs to be understood on 2 levels
1) As a name for increasing interdependencies
2) As an influential key term in political speech
On one hand, Globali
WHAT IS GLOBALIZATION?
-According the following people
3 MJAOR TERMS OF GLOBALIZATION: interaction, integration,
the extension, acceleration, and intensification of consequential worldwide
-Matthew Sparke, 2013
Dollar Dominance=peg their currency to the U.S. currency. A poor unstable country
would peg its currency to the dollar because they hope to achieve stability as well, they
do this to absolve themselves of currency flocculation.
If you can manipula
Lecture # 7States and Nations
Transition to new section in course
From cross-cutting global forces to foundations
New focus on core actors and concepts in contemporary world
Focus today on States, Nations, and Identities
Think about these
He used to be a journalist, discuss the two interests of journalism and
Lecture # 6Information Technology
5th and last of the global forces in this class.
Main claim: the impact of advances in information techn
IS 101 # 5-Global Economic Exchange
4th Global Force, interconnected with other global forces
Related to globalization
Global economic exchange across boarders is one dimension of
globalizationa huge force
1IS 101Lecture # 4
Rise of the Rest
Discuss Kony 2012 briefly, Answer Questions
Rise of the Rest is 3rd global force discussed in this class
Generally RofR means the expected growth of often large
Also connected to
IS 101Lecture # 3
Globalization is a keyword for International Studies
About increased global interaction.
Globalizaton is a decentralized process, not controlled by any
one place or entity.
Comparative Advantage Explained
1. If two countries specialize in their comparative advantage both can gain from
trade. This is the simple logic behind arguments for free trade.
2. A country has a comparative advantage
Lecture 2 Outline
Four Big Points
1. The global is all around usand not just us.
Our world is deeply shaped by international integration
2. Globalization is not new but degree (extent, levels, intensity)
is different (much greater than it
Lecture 9: Social Identity and Culture
Who am I, who we are, who are they
Critical for social and political action globally
Linked to questions about culture
Shared meanings in a place, ideas, common expectations, etc.
Why identity matters
Outcomes in whi
Research Worksheet 8
This week you are going to investigate how easy it is to track the sources of funding for your
I. If you are studying a TNC, has it ever sought to use the prospect of mobility as leverage to get
Research Worksheet 3
Week 3: Major Reports
I. This week you are going to search for reports containing data about your organization.
If you are researching a TNC, your aim should be to get hold of its most recent annual
report. Here are some possible ways
Research Worksheet 7 Topic: Eli Lilly
I. Find two academic articles (or books) that discuss the organization you are
researching. If you cant find something on your specific organization, find
something related to the work it does more g
Research Worksheet 5
The How and When questions
I. Now its time for the when and how questions.
If you are studying a TNC then think about how it is globalizing. Is it using any of the
following common strategies, if so provide examples with dates:
Research Worksheet 1
Identifying your TNC or INGO
I. Review the websites of 5 transnational corporations (TNCs) and 5 international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs). List their names and URLs here:
How has labor responded to changes in production and trade?
Worker-run factories in Argentina
Historically, what has been the main way that workers in formal economy have tried to improve