Fall/Winter Timetable

POL424H1S L0101

Graduate Course Code: POL2361H1S L0101

Globalization and Indigenous Politics

Themes

The course introduces students to critical considerations of globalization from the perspective of indigenous peoples. Issues explored in the course include indigenous epistemologies, impacts of globalization on indigenous peoples, international indigenous organizing, human rights and indigenous social movements. The focus will be on two dimensions of globalization: resource extraction and global indigenous organizing in the United Nations.

Texts

Selected journal articles and a custom courseware package.

Format and Requirements

Seminar (participation, concept paper, research proposal, research paper).

Preparation

Preparation Studies in Indigenous/Aboriginal politics or law; studies in globalization

Prerequisites

POL201Y1 / ABS201Y1 / permission of instructor

Exclusions
POL410H1F (taken in 2009-10); JPA461H1