IDS Courses by Areas of Concentration

*Courses given in Summer 2017 or Fall/Winter 2017-18 are bolded. Courses not in bold are not given this academic year. Details about each course can be found in the York University Courses website.

AREA 1: CULTURE

AP/ANTH 2100 6.00 From Empire to Globalization: Anthropological Perspectives
AP/ANTH 2120 6.00 Visualizing Ourselves, Visualizing Others: Media, Representation and Culture
AP/ANTH 3220 6.00 Greed, Globalization and the Gift: The Culture of Capitalism
AP/ANTH 3420 3.00 Indigenous Minorities and Human Rights
AP/ARB 2700 6.00 Introduction to ArabCulture
AP/COMN 4210 6.00 Global Communication: Contemporary Issues
AP/EN 2240 6.00 Introduction to Postcolonial Literatures in English: African, Caribbean, South Asian and the South Pacific
AP/EN 3031 6.00 Diaspora Theory
AP/EN 3240 6.00 Racial Minority Writing in Canada
AP/EN 3410 3.00 Caribbean Literature
AP/EN 3430 6.00 South Asian Literature
AP/EN 4411 3.00 Derek Walcott
AP/EN 4420 6.00 African Drama
AP/GEOG 3370 3.00 International Development: Critical Geographical Perspectives
AP/GEOG 4020 3.00 The Caribbean Islands since 1492: Process of Regional Geographic Change
AP/GEOG 4520 3.00 Research Design & Field Studies in Human Geography
AP/HND 2700 6.00 South Asian Literature and Culture
AP/HND 3600 3.00 South Asian Female Literary Activism
AP/HND 3610 3.00 Writings of Premchand (1880-1936)
AP/HUMA 1435 9.00 Japanese Culture, Literature and Film
AP/HUMA 3310 3.00 The Writer and Folk Culture in the Caribbean
AP/HUMA 3310 6.00 The Writer and Folk Culture in the Caribbean
AP/HUMA 3500 6.00 Chinese Culture in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore: Their Literary Texts and Film
AP/HUMA 3510 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/MIST 3520 6.00) Religion, Gender and Korean Culture
AP/HUMA 3660 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/CDNS 3660 3.00, AP/MIST 3660 3.00) African-Canadian Voices
AP/HUMA 3660 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/CDNS 3660 6.00, AP/MIST 3660 6.00) African-Canadian Voices
AP/HUMA 3664 3.00 The Oral Tradition in Caribbean Culture
AP/HUMA 3816 3.00 The Balkans: Religion, Culture & Identity
AP/HUMA 4315 6.00 Religion and Politics in the Caribbean
AP/HUMA 4415 6.00 Contemporary Japanese Literature, Film and Comics
AP/HUMA 4826 3.00 Urban Life and the Islamic City: Religion, Society and the Formation of Space
AP/POR 3650 3.00 Aspects of Modern Brazil
AP/POR 3660 3.00 Readings in Mozambican Literature: Re-telling History through Fiction
AP/SOSC 2430 3.00 Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia
AP/SOSC 2430 6.00 Peoples and Cultures of Southeast Asia
AP/SOSC 3480 6.00 Culture, Democracy and Development in Africa
AP/SOSC 3512 6.00 Postcolonial Theory
AP/SOSC 3514 6.00 Western Theories of the 'Other'
AP/SOSC 4450 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HUMA 4300 3.00) Aspects of Modern Latin American and Caribbean Studies: Culture and Politics
AP/SOSC 4450 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/HUMA 4300 6.00) Aspects of Modern Latin American and Caribbean Studies: Culture and Politics
AP/SOSC 4510 6.00 African Popular Culture
AP/SOSC 4604 3.00 Aspects of Development Research: the Field Experience
AP/SP 4650 6.00 Literature and Music in Spanish America
AP/SWAH 1000 6.00 Introduction to Swahili
ES/ENVS 4215 3.00 Globalization and Indigenous Peoples
FA/FILM 3610A 3.00 Studies in National Cinemas: Chinese Film

AREA 2: DIASPORAS AND MIGRATION

AP/COMN 4732 3.00 Theories of Diaspora and Transnational Media
AP/COMN 4733 3.00 Second-Generation Diaspora and Identity
AP/EN 3031 6.00 Diaspora Theory
AP/EN 4400 6.00 Diaspora Literatures
AP/GEOG 3070 6.00 Gender, Population and Migration
AP/GEOG 4170 3.00 Geographic Perspectives on Immigration, Ethnicity and Race in Modern Cities
AP/GEOG 4520 3.00 Research Design & Field Studies in Human Geography
AP/HIST 3581 6.00 Immigrant Experience in Canada
AP/HIST 4830 6.00 In Slavery and Freedom: Blacks in the Americas
AP/MIST 2000 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/GEOG 2310 6.00) Introduction to Refugee and Migration Studies
AP/MIST 3370 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/GL/GWST 3801 6.00) Immigrant Women in Canada
AP/MIST 3580 6.00 Ethnic Communities in Canada
AP/MIST 3610 6.00 Global Migration and Diaspora Cultures
AP/MIST 3620 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/POLS 3656 6.00) Racism and Colonialism
AP/POLS 3065 3.00 Political Culture of Race and Racism
AP/SOCI 3430 6.00 Ethnicity, Power and Identity
AP/SOCI 3450 6.00 The Sociology of Race and Racism
AP/SOCI 4230 6.00 Sociology of Cultures and Ethnic Identities
AP/SOCI 4350 3.00 Immigration and Citizenship
AP/SOCI 4360 6.00 Migration Experiences: Theory and Practice
AP/SOCI 4390 3.00 Transnationalism and Diaspora
AP/SOCI 4430 3.00 Canada and Refugees
AP/SOSC 3270 6.00 Caribbean Experience in Multicultural Canada
AP/SOSC 3370 6.00 Social Justice and Law
AP/SOSC 3481 6.00 African Diasporas
AP/SOSC 3544 3.00 Deconstructing Human Trafficking

AREA 3: ENVIRONMENT

AP/ANTH 3190 3.00 Nutritional Anthropology: Food and Eating in Cross-Cultural Perspective
AP/ANTH 3190 6.00 Nutritional Anthropology: Food and Eating in Cross-Cultural Perspective
AP/ANTH 3200 3.00 The Anthropology of International Health
AP/ANTH 4160 3.00 Anthropology and Indigenous Peoples' Health
AP/ANTH 4240 3.00 Nature, Politics, and Difference: Anthropology of Social/Natures
AP/ECON 3340 3.00 Environmental Economics
AP/GEOG 3070 6.00 Gender, Population and Migration
AP/GEOG 4150 3.00 Foodscapes and Agri-scapes: Geographical Perspectives
AP/GEOG 4520 3.00 Research Design & Field Studies in Human Geography
AP/HIST 4240 6.00 Environment, Culture and Economy
AP/HIST 4500 6.00 Canadian Environmental History
AP/SOCI 3710 6.00 Environmental Sociology
AP/SOSC 3730 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/GEOG 3730 6.00) Comparative Urban Development
ES/ENVS 2300 6.00 Foundations of Environmental Politics: Development, Globalization, and Justice
ES/ENVS 3310 3.00 Tropical Conservation and Sustainable Development
ES/ENVS 3340 3.00 Global Environmental Politics
ES/ENVS 4011 3.00 Food, Land and Culture
ES/ENVS 4111 3.00 (cross-listed to: SC/BIOL 4255 3.00) Biodiversity
ES/ENVS 4210 3.00 Global Populations: Critical Environmental Perspectives
ES/ENVS 4220 3.00 Urbanization in Developing Countries
ES/ENVS 4312 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/POLS 4212 3.00) Global Justice & International Humanitarianism

AREA 4: GENDER

AP/ANTH 4420 3.00 The Anthropology of Gender and War
AP/ECON 4369 3.00 Economics of Gender
AP/GEOG 2070 3.00 Empire, State, & Power: An Introduction to Political Geography
AP/GEOG 3800 3.00 Geographies of Work
AP/GEOG 4090 3.00 Urban Identities: Historical Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Class in Canadian and American Cities
AP/GL/GWST 3502 6.00 (cross-listed to: GL/SOSC 3602 6.00) Diversities of Women: Gender, Race and Class in a Western Context
AP/GL/GWST 3503 6.00 (cross-listed to: GL/ILST 3665 6.00, GL/SOCI 3665 6.00, GL/SOSC 3665 6.00) Contemporary Global Feminist Issues
AP/GL/GWST 3503 6.00 Femmes et mondialisation
AP/GL/GWST 3545 6.00 Mediating Representation: Cultured Engendered
AP/GWST 3552 6.00 (cross-listed to: GL/GWST 3552 6.00, GL/ILST 3552 6.00) Critical Feminist Approaches to Development
AP/GWST 3552 6.00 Approches fé ministes du dé veloppement
AP/GL/GWST 4506 3.00 (cross-listed to: Colonialisms and Women's History
AP/HUMA 3814 6.00 Gendering Islam: Discourses on the Muslim Male and Female
GL/HIST 4606 3.00) AP/GL/GWST 4512 6.00 Gender and the Law in an International Perspective
AP/GL/GWST 4516 6.00 Gender, Globalization and Militarization
AP/HIST 4765 6.00 Rethinking Gender in East Asian History
AP/HUMA 3515 6.00 Feminine in Chinese Culture
AP/HUMA 4421 6.00 Feminine in Chinese Culture
AP/SOCI 3690 6.00 Sociology of Gender
AP/SOCI 4450 6.00 Women in Development
AP/SOSC 2791 6.00 Gender and Culture in Comparative Perspective
AP/SOSC 3411 6.00 Third World Feminism and the Politics of Development
AP/SOSC 3543 6.00 Introduction to Gender and Development: Key Themes in Critique
AP/SOSC 4170 6.00 Gender Relations in the Third World
ES/ENVS 4320 3.00 Gender & Development

AREA 5: POLITICAL ECONOMY

AP/ANTH 2100 6.00 From Empire to Globalization: Anthropological Perspectives
AP/ANTH 3030 3.00 Discourses of Colonialism
AP/ANTH 3220 6.00 Greed, Globalization and the Gift: The Culture of Capitalism
AP/ECON 3150 3.00 International Trade
AP/ECON 3473 3.00 Global Business Economics
AP/ECON 3550 3.00 Economic Growth and Development
AP/ECON 3560 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/PPAS 3560 3.00) Economic Policy in Developing Countries
AP/ECON 3580 3.00 International Monetary Economics
AP/ECON 4129 3.00 International Trade Policy and Economic Integration
AP/ECON 4190 3.00 Topics in International Trade
AP/GEOG 2070 3.00 Empire, State, & Power: An Introduction to Political Geography
AP/GEOG 3130 3.00 The Global Economy
AP/GEOG 3370 3.00 International Development: Critical Geographical Perspectives
AP/GEOG 3800 3.00 Geographies of Work
AP/GEOG 4220 3.00 Geographies of Industry: Neoliberal Era
AP/GEOG 4395 3.00 Asia-Pacific Development: Geographical Perspectives
AP/MIST 3510 6.00 Globalization: Wealth, Poverty and the New World Order
AP/POLS 3270 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/MIST 3270 3.00) Global Political Economy I: Theory and Approaches 31
AP/POLS 3275 3.00 (cross-listed to: AP/MIST 3275 3.00) Global Political Economy II: Issues and Problems since 1945
AP/POLS 4285 3.00 Topics in the International Political Economy of Eastern Asia
AP/POLS 4290 3.00 Topics in International Political Economy
AP/POLS 4295 3.00 Political Economy of Global Finance
AP/POLS 4555 3.00 Latin American Development
AP/POLS 4590 3.00 Political Development in South Asia
AP/POLS 4595 3.00 Asia in the New Global Order
AP/SOCI 4220 3.00 Political Economy of Social Movements
AP/SOSC 1520 9.00 Markets and Democracy: The Development of Industrial Society
AP/SOSC 3040 6.00 Corporate Social Responsibility
AP/SOSC 3041 6.00 The Social Economy and Alternative Development
AP/SOSC 3101 3.00 Health and Development in the Third World
AP/SOSC 3102 3.00 Health Policies and Practices in the Third World
AP/SOSC 3240 3.00 Labour and Globalization I: North American Perspectives
AP/SOSC 3241 3.00 Labour and Globalization II: Comparative Perspectives
AP/SOSC 3410 6.00 (cross-listed to: AP/POLS 3553 6.00) Political Economy of Latin America and the Caribbean
AP/SOSC 3541 3.00 Land, Food and Development in Africa and South Asia
AP/SOSC 3801 6.00 Understanding Planning and Management for Development
GL/ILST 3250 3.00 International Economics and Development
GL/ILST 3250 3.00 Économie internationale et développement

AREA 6: POLITICS, GOVERNANCE & POLICY

AP/ANTH 3420 3.00 Indigenous Minorities and Human Rights
AP/ANTH 3440 3.00 Governmentality & Development: Selected Cases
AP/ANTH 4340 6.00 Advocacy and Social Movements
AP/ANTH 4420 3.00 The Anthropology of Gender and War
AP/CLTR 3150 3.00 Full Circle: Experiencing the International
AP/COMN 4203 6.00 Approaches to Communication and Development
AP/GEOG 2070 3.00 Empire, State, & Power: An Introduction to Political Geography
AP/GEOG 4850 3.00 The state, civil society and spaces of development
AP/HIST 3710 6.00 The Aftermath of Slavery in the Caribbean: Reconstructing Society in the Post-Emancipation Era
AP/HIST 3734 3.00 Conflict, Resistance and Revolution in Latin American History
AP/POLS 2940 6.00 Introduction to International Politics
AP/POLS 2950 6.00 States and Societies in the Global Context: Introduction to Comparative Politics
AP/POLS 3045 3.00 (crosslisted to: AP/HREQ 3800 3.00) Human Rights, Islamic Thought and Politics
AP/POLS 3200 3.00 Global Conflict and Security I
AP/POLS 3210 3.00 Global Conflict and Security II
AP/POLS 3510 3.00 China: The Path to Modernization and Democracy
AP/POLS 3515 3.00 China: 21st Century Superpower
AP/POLS 3550 3.00 Revolution and Counter Revolution in Central America
AP/POLS 3555 3.00 Dictatorship and Democratization in South America
AP/POLS 3560 6.00 The Global South: Politics, Policy and Development
AP/POLS 3570 3.00 Africa: The Politics of Transition and Resistance
AP/POLS 4212 3.00 (crosslisted to: ES/ENVS 4312 3.00) Global Justice & International Humanitarianism
AP/POLS 4255 6.00 Issues in International Human Rights
AP/POLS 4265 3.00 Human Rights and Democracy in Asia
AP/POLS 4430 6.00 (crosslisted to: AP/MIST 4060 6.00) Colonialism and Development
AP/POLS 4520 3.00 Nationalism, Communism and Imperialism
AP/POLS 4555 3.00 Latin American Development
AP/POLS 4575 3.00 The Politics of Southern Africa
AP/POLS 4576 3.00 Civil Society and the State in Africa
AP/POLS 4590 3.00 Political Development in South Asia
AP/POLS 4595 3.00 Asia in the New Global Order
AP/SOCI 4060 6.00 The Sociology of Parent/ Child Relationships
AP/SOSC 3512 6.00 Postcolonial Theory
AP/SOSC 3970 6.00 India: Culture and Society
AP/SOSC 4356 6.00 Law and Society Honours Seminar: Globalization, Law & Democracy
AP/SOSC 4452 3.00 State and Civil Society in Latin America
AP/SOSC 4603 3.00 Field Experience for International Development (Study Abroad)
ES/ENVS 4315 3.00 Humanitarian Crises and Action
GL /POLS 3220 6.00 Comparative Political Systems: Developing Areas

 

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