Fall 2016

Seminar on International Politics: Global Resource Politics

Listed in: Political Science, as POSC-484

Formerly listed as: POSC-64  |  POSC-84


Michael T. Klare (Section 01)
Stephen E. Laizer (Section 01)


[G] An intensive investigation of new and emerging problems in international peace and security affairs. We will examine such issues as: international terrorism; global resource competition; the security implications of globalization; international migrations; transboundary environmental problems; illegal trafficking in guns, drugs, and people. Participants in the seminar will be required to choose a particular problem for in-depth investigation, entailing a study of the nature and evolution of the problem, the existing international response to it, and proposals for its solution. Students will prepare a major paper on the topic and give an oral presentation to the class on their findings. This course fulfills the requirement for an advanced seminar in Political Science.

Limited to 20 students. Fall semester. Five College Professor Klare.

If Overenrolled: Priority given to Political Science majors.


Attention to Speaking


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2010, Spring 2013, Fall 2016