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GLBL 296 CF - Global St Foundation Seminar - Seven Cheap Things

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Examination of current controversies and larger ethical issues in today's global society. Topics could include: immigration, global environmental debates, and population issues. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 3 hours if topics vary.

Special Instructions:

This seminar is a careful reading of one text, A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things. We will explore cheapness as a concept and a practice and how it is related to the chauvinism and exploitation of today. An organizing question is: what other social relationships hide behind 35-cent chicken nuggets-

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Undergraduate

Credit: 1

Term(s): Fall


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