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*SOC-STD 98LF. Globalization and the Nation State

Despite globalization, the nation is still a major actor in today's world. This course tries to understand why this is so by examining the role that nationalism plays in peoples’ identities and the effects of globalization on nations and nation-states. It includes theoretical texts, but also case studies from the recent rise of populism and authoritarianism, the role of supranational entities such as the European Union, and the urgency of global issues such as climate change, inequality, and migration. Examples from the United States, Europe, Latin America, China, and the Middle East. This is a junior tutorial.

Notes: This course will be lotteried.

Professor: 

Nicolas Prevelakis

Season: 

Fall

Days: 

W

Time: 

9:45-11:45

Course ID: 

125982

Subject Area: 

Social Studies

Research Areas: 

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