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IA 350 Social Justice in the Global Economy

Faculty: Bennett
Content: Examines the concepts of social justice, environmental sustainability, and fair trade within the context of the international political economy (IPE). How have these concepts been fostered or limited in the twentieth and twenty-first century IPE? How have states, international organizations, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector promoted or challenged further incorporation of concepts in the IPE? Focuses on empirical problems and analysis of existing and potential solutions, with special attention to voluntary, ethical certification systems such as fair trade.
Prerequisites: IA 100. IA 238, IA 340 or ECON 232.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Annually, spring semester.
Semester credits: 4.