GGR365H5 Trade and Globalization

GGR365 Course Desciption

Course Description

This course uses economic and geographical principles to help students understand the advent of the current period of globalization. In this context, globalization refers to international trade liberalization which results in increased contacts across borders, migration, tradeĀ and investment. Topics covered will include the history of globalization, the environment, sweatshops, development and inequalities. By the end of the course, students should have gained a deeper understanding of current controversies surrounding international trade and globalization.

Credits: Social Science

Lecture hours: 24

Exclusion: None

Prerequisite: 9 Credits

Core Skills Developed

  • understanding of the historical perspective and the basic factors which led to the advent of globalization
  • critical analysis and writing skills