Summer Courses





Global Issues, Actors and Governance

Term: 
Summer 2013
Online: 
No
Course Number: 
INTR 290 920
Schedule: 
Tuesday 1:00pm-4:10pm
Schedule: 
Thursday 1:00pm-4:10pm
Day(s): 
Tuesday
Day(s): 
Thursday
Instructor: 

MCGANN, JAMES

Primary Program: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Secondary Program: 
The Pre-College Program
Secondary Program: 
The Young Scholars Program
Course Description: 

Concerned about global warming, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, pandemics, and the global economic crisis and want to know what governments, non-governmental organizations, and intergovernmental organizations are doing to address these transnational issues? This course will explore how transnational issues are identified and addressed around the world by policy, advocacy, and knowledge-based institutions. Special attention will be paid to policy research organizations (e.g., think tanks, government research, and policy-planning units) that generate and disseminate policy research, analyses, and recommendations. A selection of enduring and emerging global policy issues will be examined to demonstrate how policy issues take shape and are addressed by governments and intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations. Course will feature prominent policymakers from around the world who will comment on selected global policy issues and debates.


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