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SOCY 1073 States, Markets, and Bodies (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

An introduction to the Political Economy this course will introduce students to theories, concepts and tools for studying relations between states and markets that affects the structure of power relationships. Taking a global approach we will examine the different forms of state repression, the consequences of a neoliberal and decentralized global market, and its affects on individual people/workers. This course is motivated by three inter-related questions: (1) What is the appropriate role of the government in the economy? (2) How should states govern its citizens? (3) What is the role of individuals who make up civil society?


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Kimberly Hoang

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 05-May-14