Study of the relationship between economic development and social change at the international level. Examines the rise of capitalism as a global mode of production and its impact on local cultures in the contemporary period. Special attention paid to the rise of transnational communities and grassroots movements for social justice. (Also listed as SOCI 3449.) (Offered every other year.) Prerequisites: At least 3 hours completed in ANTH, ECON, PLSI, or SOCI.
The Core Capacities, The Interdisciplinary Clusters