INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

IR316 POLITICAL ECONOMY OF GLOBALISATION

Course Code: 3140316
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. PINAR BEDİRHANOĞLU TOKER
Offered Semester: Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

This course aims to develop a critical understanding on the changes in global political economy since the 1970s. After a brief introductory discussion on state-market relationship and pre-1970 developments, the course will examine the reasons of the rise of neoliberalism, its dominance in economic policy-making since the 1980s, its implementation through different processes as well as its limits and contradictions.

Course Content

This course aims to develop a critical understanding on the changes in global political economy since the late 1970s. After a brief introductory discussion on state-market relationship and pre-1970 developments, the course will examine the reasons of the rise of nepliberalism, its dominance in economic policy-making since the 1980s, its implementation through different processes as well as its limits and contradictions with particular emphasis on the question of the changing role of state in the neoliberal era.

Learning Outcomes

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