Università di Napoli Federico II

Global Politics

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Yves Schemeil

Instructor: Yves Schemeil


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There are 4 modules in this course

This module presents an initial first exploration of the field of “Global Politics”. You will be introduced to global politics and the epistemological foundation of international studies, and you will understand the nature and components of the current international order, and the challenges relating to war, peace, and the steps towards the institutionalization of the world.

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9 videos19 readings3 quizzes

This module presents the transition from a Society of States to a Society of the People. You will be introduced to the mechanisms which ensure the coexistence of incompatible political regimes, and learn more about how – and who – maintain order, exploring the main elements of military hegemony.

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6 videos10 readings2 quizzes

This module explores the main new global challenges. You will learn about the reorganization and disorganization of the nation-State, and about the rise of disorder and its impact on states. You will then navigate the different global goods and the relative global harms, by analyzing the most basic features of interstate cooperation and the emergence of international non-governmental organizations.

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6 videos7 readings2 quizzes

This module presents the main characteristics of intergovernmental organizations, and opens to scenarios in global politics. You will learn about the expansion and collaboration of Ios, as well as the most important characteristic of a network. Therefore, the module explores the conditions for an institutionalization of the world and the key elements of cosmopolitism.

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9 videos9 readings3 quizzes


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Yves Schemeil
Università di Napoli Federico II
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