Topic: The United Nations
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Tarbutton Hall 313
This course will assess the past, present and future of the United Nations. The first portion of the course will be devoted to learning about the history of the UN, with particular attention to how its role in international politics has expanded and evolved. The second portion of the course, on which we will spend the most time, will delve into the current state of the UN, and consider its struggles and successes with regards to such topics as peacemaking, peacekeeping, human rights, arms control and climate change. The final part of the course will consider what is in store for the UN in the future.
Required Textbooks, Articles, and Resources
- 2009. The Oxford Handbook on the United Nations. ISBN: 9780199560103.Oxford University Press
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|Short Response Essays||NA||40%|
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