PEAC573 Globalisation as if People and Ecosystems MatterUpdated: 01 November 2018
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||EDST373 or EDST473 or PDPS373 or PDPS473 or PEAC373 or PEAC473|
Contribution to online discussion is encouraged.
- Globalisation as if People and Ecosystems Matter
|Coordinator(s)||Bert Jenkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
This unit examines contemporary global issues and how they create or detract from peace. After a brief examination of the multiple and inter-related aspects of peace, we look at various interpretations of globalisation. We then explore food security and hunger issues, looking at their underlying socio-economic causes. We consider the benefits, problems of and possible changes to global economic systems. We examine the consequences of militarism, and possible alternatives such as interventions and peace activism. We cover global warming and environmental advocacy, and how global communications and technology advances may help or hinder this advocacy. The unit concludes by discussing cultural resistance to unwelcome aspects of globalisation.
Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: