HIST 411 Globalization, Wealth and Inequality in the West Since 1945
Examines the major contours of Western capitalism and the emergence of a more integrated global marketplace since 1945. Topics include: the rise in prosperity followed by the rise in income inequality since the 1970s; technological change; the 'downsizing' phenomenon; related trends in social policy. A balance of pro and con literature on 'globalization' will be examined.
LEARNING HOURS 180 (36S;144P).