Instructor: David A. Lake
Slides will be posted on the evening prior to the class. It is recommended that you download the slides before each lecture to facilitate note taking. The slides are not, however, a substitute for lecture.
April 1: Introduction
April 3: No class
April 8: What Shaped Our World
April 10 & 15: Understanding Interests, Interactions, and Institutions
II. War and Peace
April 17 & 22: Why Are There Wars?
April 24: Domestic Politics and War
April 29: International Institutions and War
May 1: Civil War and Terrorism
May 6: Mid-term
III. International Political Economy
May 8 & 13: International Trade
May 15 & 20: International Monetary and Financial Relations
IV. Transnational Politics
May 22: International Law and Norms
May 27: Memorial Day, no class.
May 29: Human Rights
June 3: The Global Environment
V. Looking Ahead
June 5: The Future of International Politics
June 10 (Monday.), 8-11 AM: Final Exam
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