Graduate Course Descriptions

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5375. War, Militarism and Social Work

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in both the MSW program and the STEP program (RG 157)

Grading Basis: Graded

Theoretical and empirical content on several linked global phenomenon -- imperialism, militarism, and war -- to understand their impact on U.S. and global society. Analysis of "globalization," its relationship to war and militarism, and why this process is relevant to social work practice. Political forces in the United States that support and benefit from militarism to illustrate their effects on social policy and the social work profession. Arguments for and against a dominant and aggressive U.S. role in global affairs will be examined. The adverse impact upon the welfare state and oppressed populations.

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