Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Oct 27, 2021  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue
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PSC 256 - The UN in changing global politics (4 Cr.)


This course introduces and explores the history, institutions, and the impact of the United Nations in the context of changing global politics. The current operations and future potential of the UN creates a framework for assessing the UN response to current global issues. Emphasis is placed on the UN role in a changing global security environment, with a focus on UN peacekeeping, the challenges of environmental and climate change, sustainability, and the protection of human rights. Assessment of the UN’s role includes its interactions with global actors such as other IGO’s, NGO’s and other non-state actors, international civil society, and the private sector. Variable semesters. Honick.



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