Introduction to International and Global Studies, Second Edition
The Global Studies Minor provides an integrated international education experience incorporating Global Studies Courses, study abroad, foreign language, and internationally focused studies. It is a particularly attractive option for students wishing to add a global perspective to their major, no matter what it may be. Students in any major except International Studies may complete the Global Studies Minor, which enables them to integrate language study, overseas study, and coursework on globalization into their academic programs. A minimum of 9 credits for the minor must be taken at the level or above. These credits can include foreign language or additional study abroad coursework. At least 9 credits must be completed in residence at UWM.
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This innovative introduction to international and global studies, updated and revised in a new edition, offers instructors in the social sciences and humanities a core textbook for teaching undergraduates in this rapidly growing field. Looking for a Introduction to International and Global Studies book? It looks like this book is on our website merchantnavymemorialtrust. Encompassing the latest scholarship in what is a markedly interdisciplinary endeavor, Shawn Smallman and Kimberley Brown introduce key concepts, themes, and issues and then examine each in lively chapters on essential topics that include the history of globalization; economic, political, and cultural globalization; security, energy, and development; health; agriculture and food; and the environment. Within these topics, the authors explore such timely and pressing subjects as commodity chains, labor including present-day slavery , human rights, multinational corporations, and the connections among them. New to this edition:The latest research on debates over privacy rights and surveillance since Edward Snowden's disclosuresUpdates on significant political and economic developments throughout the world, including a new case study of European Union, Icelandic, and Greek responses to the fiscal crisisThe newest information about the rise of fracking, the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the decline of the Peak Oil movement, and climate change, including the latter's effects on the Arctic and AntarcticaA dedicated website with authors' blog and a teaching tab with syllabi, class activities, and well-designed, classroom-tested resourcesAn updated teacher's manual available online, including sample examination questions, additional resources for each chapter, and special assistance for teaching ESL students Updated career advice for international studies majors. This innovative introduction to international and global studies offers instructors in both the humanities and the social sciences an up-to-date and comprehensive approach to teaching undergraduates in this rapidly growing interdisciplinary field.
Instructors' Manual. Book Website. Intro to Global Studies Blog. For more information about Shawn C. Smallman, visit the Author Page. Kimberley Brown is professor of applied linguistics and international studies at Portland State University.
Jump to navigation. If you have questions not answered by the information here, please feel free to contact us. It is perhaps easiest to explain our Global Studies Program by means of its four interrelated components, as illustrated in the diagram below:. This vision defines, and is informed by, the benefits that students will, and desire to, gain through their association with the program. The program vision and student benefits are delivered through the curriculum and its complement of individual courses. Each course is expected to make clear where in the curriculum it fits, what student benefits it delivers, and how it relates to the program vision.