Published on December 22 2008
After a short break from classes-- due to economic conditions beyond my control-- I am getting back at it. I can only hope that the financial help continues. One way or another, I. am. going. to. do. this.
IRLS390 Contemporary International Issues 3 Semester Hours Course Description This course is a survey of the major political, economic, and social issues affecting the global community. Students will investigate four main themes: 1. The changing nature of threats to the nation-state and the global community; 2. The emergence of new international and transnational actors that are changing the rules of the game; 3. The globalization of social, health, and population issues; and, 4. The most likely sources and locations of conflict in the world of the 21st century. (Prerequisite: IRLS210).