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SOC 3040 The United States and Globalization: A Sociological Perspective (3 credits)

A social history of the emergence of the United States as one of the major actors in what is referred to as "globalization." Focuses on understanding and analyzing the dynamics of political economic change and the emergence of broader social forces driving a series of globalization projects over the past fifty years. A third focus alludes to shifting sociological dynamics of globalization and the implications for race, class, gender, environment, and culture. Examines the "anti-globalization" forces through a social movement lens. Prerequisite: SOC 1104 or consent of instructor.
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