POL435H1: Business and Politics: Power in a Global World

Hours: 
24S

This seminar course examines the political power of business from an international and comparative perspective. Topics include the role of public authority in governing business behavior, the formation of business interests, corporate lobbying, structural and ideational business power, corporate social responsibility, and transnational private governance.

Prerequisite: 

2.0 POL credits in International Relations or Comparative Politics. See the Department's website http://politics.utoronto.ca/undergraduate/courses/fallwinter-timetable/ for POL courses by area group

Exclusion: 

POL438H1 (Topics: Business Politics), taken in Winter 2015 or Winter 2016

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