POS 202 International Relations

This course is an examination of the factors shaping and influencing the relations among nation-states and other transnational actors in the International System. The course provides an introduction to the field of International Relations and the application of the social-scientific method to global issues such as war and peace, diplomacy, global economics, international organizations and human rights. Attention is given to crucial problems of contemporary international and transnational politics. R, W1, 11 (3 lecture hours) IAI: S5 904