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Understand why some governments try to retrieve their sovereignty and leave global institutions.
Globalization is a process that no human being can speed up, slow down or stop. But that doesn’t mean people won’t try.
Governments and citizens across the world either try and benefit from globalization (and try to limit its negative effects) or try to avoid it.
On this course you’ll learn about some of the reasons why people are either pro or anti globalization. You’ll discover why some governments and countries choose boundaries and demarcation and others choose integration.
What topics will you cover?
- Defection from alliances, treaties and organizations
- Democratic fatigue and populist demands
- Regionalization and Europeanization
- Xenophobia and cosmopolitanism
- Relocations and economic nationalism
- Protectionism and global competition
Pr. of political science, University of Grenoble Alpes & Institut Universitaire de France (Global & Comparative Politics); visiting scholar, Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne & Grenoble Ecole de Management
Grenoble École de Management is a business school founded in 1984 in Grenoble, France by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Grenoble. The Grenoble École de Management incorporates the Grenoble Graduate School of Business (GGSB) (as its internationally focused educational branch), the École Supérieure de Commerce (ESC) (the French branch that offers the traditional Grande École program), and the École de Management des Systèmes d'Information (EMSI) (specializing in Information Systems management).
It has triple accreditation: EQUIS by the EFMD, AMBA, and the AACSB. In 2015, the school is ranked 6th nationwide and its Msc in Management (MIB program) is ranked 15th worldwide according to the Financial Times. Grenoble EM hosts a talent pool of students from various nationalities and cultures. It is situated in the Europole area, next to the World Trade Center of Grenoble.
FutureLearn is a massive open online course (MOOC) learning platform founded in December 2012.
It is a company launched and wholly owned by The Open University in Milton Keynes, England. It is the first UK-led massive open online course learning platform, and as of March 2015 included 54 UK and international University partners and unlike similar platforms includes four non-university partners: the British Museum, the British Council, the British Library and the National Film and Television School.