Global Context

… one of the core Subjects in Public Management

GlobalContextSubject description

This public management subject, within the Institutions and Context domain, deals with ongoing developments in the international political economy. Courses in this subject address the policy-making implications of internationalization and globalization, including the implications for domestic policymaking of an increasingly global economy and the phenomenon of global public policies and global policy-making.

The core topics and concepts of Global Context are listed below with the concepts in alphabetical order. The core concepts are organized by topic in the Atlas course, Atlas105 Social, Environmental, and Global Context.

Core normed topics (first draft)
The Study of Global Affairs and International Relations

National Security Considerations

International Organizations and Agreements
Core concepts (more to come)
International Relations

Global Affairs



Balance of Power

International Order





National Security


Global Governance

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