070370 SE Labour and Globalization Since the Industrial Revolution (2018S)
- Registration is open from Th 01.02.2018 00:00 to Mo 19.02.2018 10:00
- Registration is open from Fr 09.03.2018 00:00 to Mo 12.03.2018 10:00
- Deregistration possible until Sa 31.03.2018 23:59
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Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
1) Class participation, 20%. This note is based on the general contributions to discussion in class and a brief presentation of 10-15 minutes of one selected reading to be chosen by the student from the course syllabus.
2) Exam, 20%. A synthesis of the lectures and readings. Take-home exam format. Questions will be distributed in advance. Students will have one week to prepare their responses.
3) Term (seminar) paper, 60%. A list of topics will be circulated in class, although students may chose their own topic after discussion with professor. Interviews will be organized with students to discuss topics. Length: 20-25 pages, 1.5 line spacing, Times New Roman.
Barry Eichengreen, The European Economy since 1945: Coordinated Capitalism and Beyond. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Unvuersity press, 2008.
Jeffry A. Frieden, Global Capitalism: Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century. New York: Norton, 2006.
Harold James, The End of Globalization: Lessons from the Great Depression, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.Michael Huberman, Odd Couple: International Trade and Labor Standards in History. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012.
Jeffrey G. Williamson, Globalization and the Poor Periphery Before 1950. Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 2006.The course syllabus presents a detailed list of readings for discussion in class and presentations.
Association in the course directory
Diplom UF: Globalgeschichte, Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte