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International Governance in the Twenty-First Century - GENT0708
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Campus: Kensington Campus
 
 
Career: Undergraduate
 
 
Units of Credit: 6
 
 
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
 
 
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
 
 
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Examines key global issues confronting us as world citizens today, such as managing or eliminating nuclear weapons, restricting greenhouse gas emissions, and combatting international terrorism. Explores the mechanisms of global governance through which such issues may be addressed. We skim through the history of international governance, and the growth of international law and international organizations up to the present, with particular attention to the European Union. We then look forward to future developments in the coming century, including possible regional organizations in the Asia-Pacific, and the slow evolution of a world federation.

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