Understanding Globalization

GENINT 731.353

Osher (50+). This course explores the concepts and processes of globalization.

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Starting at $95.00
As few as 3 weeks
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About this course:

Globalization is a powerful force which continues to impact our social, economic, political, and cultural systems. Its defenders praise it for spreading modernization globally and for speeding up the economic and socio-political transformation of traditional societies. Its critics blame it for the rise in nationalism, populism, radicalization, and for weakening states. This course explores the process of globalization, the concepts used by experts in the field to explain it, and the winners and losers. We clarify this phenomenon by defining and using the concepts or lenses used by the experts; including terms such as deterritorialization, migration, mixing, vulnerability, standardization, acceleration, homogeneity, hybridity, globalization, dis-embedding, re-embedding, long-distance nationalism, the shrinking of time and space, and the disappearing world.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
Instructor: Eyassu Gayim
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Fee:
$95.00
15 days left. Enroll by Mar 3, 2020
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Notes

Plus members pay only $28 for this course. Visitors not permitted.

You must be at least 50 years old and a current member of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UCLA to enroll in this course.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after March 11, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Mar 3, 2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Tue Mar 10, 2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Tue Mar 17, 2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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