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Global Social Change and Global Inequalities Social Sciences Program Fall 2022 Semester - Budapest

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Global Social Change and Global Inequalities

Global Social Change and Global Inequalities Course Overview


CEA CAPA Partner Institution: Corvinus University of Budapest
Location: , Hungary
Primary Subject Area: Sociology
Instruction in: English
Course Code: SOC 457
Transcript Source: Partner Institution
Course Details: Level 300
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 45


The course analyses key social processes (economic growth and inequalities, population change, the effects of environmental change, the development of social movements, etc.). It relates them to social and institutional change in the last 60 years. It reflects on key theories and general interpretations of these changes from the perspective of current globalization. It provides an introduction to the interrelated topics of the development of modernity, capitalism, global inequality, poverty and other emerging global social problems especially in a comparative context. This course is a ?must? for everybody who, as future international relations expert, sociologist, historian, economist, businessman, politician or administrative person would like to develop a broad interpretative perspective on processes of social change and social structures in our global society.

Corvinus University of Budapest awards credits based on the ECTS system (2 ECTS credits equals 1 U.S. credit therefore, 6 ECTS credits is equivalent to 3 U.S. credits). At Corvinus University of Budapest, all classes meet for a minimum of 180 minutes per week. Contact hours are calculated through a combination of lecture hours and outside activities which can include (workshops, seminars, fieldwork activities, guest lectures, and independent work) therefore, contact hours may vary on syllabi.

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