2014-2015 Catalog

POLS 2070 Contemporary Social and Political Issues

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5



Course Description

This course examines the social and political issues relevant to the 21st century through reading, discussion, and media. The overall theme of the course is globalization and global understanding. Topics include peacemaking and nonviolence; women and world order; education, hunger, and food distribution; ecological balance; international law and organization; human rights and social justice; world political economy and economic justice; militarism and the arms race; religious perspectives on justice and peace; and culture, community values, and change. College-level reading skills are recommended for success in this course.