Explain how and why the international state system further segregates people rather than bringing people closer together? What are people doing to challenge these segregations?

Using the readings and films listed below… Explain how and why the international state system further segregates people rather than bringing people closer together? What are people doing to challenge these segregations?

Consider the readings, films, discussions and journal entries for this “Unit” when composing your response. Be sure to cite at least one film, and at least 3 readings

Readings and films

Read Massey, Doreen. “A Global Sense of Place.” Space, Place and Gender. Minneapolis: Minnesota UP, 1994. 146-156.

Read Cooper, Frederick. “Introduction: From Colonies to Third World.” Africa Since 1940: The Past of the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2002. 1-19.

Read Baylis, Smith, S. & Owens, P. (2011). The Globalization of World Politics: An introduction to international relations. 5th edition. Oxford University Press: New York. ISBN: 978-0-19-956909-0

Ch 1: Globalization and Global Politics

Ch 2: The Evolution of International Society

Ch 25: Culture in World Affairs

Watch the film Life and Debt

Read Anzaldúa, Gloria. “Preface” and “The Homeland, Aztlán.” Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza. San Francisco: Aunt Lute, 1987. 1-13. [You may access this reading under “Library Resources” located in the left menu.]

Read Baylis et al: Ch 24: Nationalism

Ch 26: Regionalism in International Affairs

Ch 32: Globalization and the Transformation of Political Community

Ch 4: From the Cold War to the World Economic Crisis

Watch the film This is What Democracy Looks Like.

Read Brah, Avtar. “Diaspora, Border and Transnational Identities.” Feminist Postcolonial Theory: A Reader. Eds. Reina Lewis and Sara Mills. New York: Routledge, 2003. 613-634. [You may access this reading under “Library Resources” located in the left menu.]

Read Baylis et al: Ch 12: International Ethics

Ch 20: Transnational Actors and International Organizations in Global Politics

Ch 22: Terrorism and Globalization

Watch the film Dirty, Pretty, Things