Questions are addressed in an interdisciplinary manner that combines political, economic, and cultural analysis to pursue topics in international relations; the many forms of imperialism; law, justice, and human rights; ethics and the conduct of war and peace; challenges of democratization, revolution, and social change; industrialization and globalization; and policies of health and the environment.* This concentration highlights the role of governments, non-governmental organizations, and corporations in the effort to achieve sustainable development and social justice.
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*PRD students are strongly encouraged to choose Social Foundations III as their Advanced GLS Elective; the course includes 19th- and 20th-century history, politics, and philosophy, and it surveys many developments that continue to have a profound impact on modern societies, such as colonialism, industrialization, free-speech movements, and Marxism.