The Globalizing World

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This module highlights the connections between political, economic, social and cultural aspects of life in an increasingly "globalised" international environment and explores and evaluates the arguments surrounding the nature and extent of the process of globalization in the contemporary international system.

The following key areas will be explored:

  • The cold war world
  • Decolonization
  • Theories of post-colonialism and post-colonial culture
  • Power in the post-cold war world order
  • The processes of Globalization
  • The United Nations system
  • European integration
  • New security challenges
  • The emerging world economic order