|| IP37220 |
|| INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY |
|| 2001/2002 |
|| Dr Randall Germain |
|| Semester 1 |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || 16 Hours (16 x 1 hour) |
|| Seminars / Tutorials || 8 Hours (4 x 2 hour) |
|| Essay || 1 x 2,000 word essay || 30% |
|| Exam || 2 Hours || 70% |
This module will introduce students to the study of International Political Economy (IPE). It canvasses leading approaches to IPE, outlines the main features of the global political economy, and examines some current issues.
On completion of this module, students should be able to:
demonstrate a working knowledge of the leading approaches to IPE, both mainstream and critical
identify the main structural features of the global political economy and how they are changing
outline some of the leading issues of the day, such as the governability of global finance and the appropriate role of international economic institutions.
By taking this module students will prepare themselves for more advanced study in IPE.
10 ECTS Credits
** Recommended Text
Richard Stubbs and Geoffrey Undershill eds.
Politcal Economy and the Changing global Order (2nd edition).
George Crane and Abla Amawi eds.
The Theorectical Evolution of International Politics Economy.