CAS420H1: Asia and the New Global Economy

Previous Course Number: 
JPA420H1
Hours: 
24S

This course explores the rise of Asia and its integration into the new global economy (labour, capitalism, knowledge economy, economic nationalism, inequality, gender, the meaning of capitalism, democracy, among others), exposing students to diverse disciplinary perspectives. Geographical coverage is pan-Asian, including East, Southeast and South Asia.

Prerequisite: 

At least 14 FCEs

Exclusion: 
Recommended Preparation: 

1.0 FCE in 200 level CAS courses; 1.0 FCE in 300 level CAS courses

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)