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Teaching and Learning Global Political Economy for Undergraduates
Unformatted Document Text:  Fourthly, I recognize that students have learnt best by moving from “familiar” American-centered notions of the global economy to a more nuanced understanding that includes what we are most likely to exclude. This is a glocal world where the local is connected with the global and one where students find their own location to engage in life long learning premised on global awareness. A global political economy course (GS 370) that uses a reflective exercise such as an employability profile to enable student’s findings themselves in the global economy has worked very well. One of my goals is to make students aware that knowledge is not neutral but serves a purpose and is therefore very political. Role-playing and the Scenario Plan exercises bring this point home. This leads to the next crucial step – the awareness that if knowledge can be created and recreated, one can generate knowledge to change the oppressive state of the world we all inhabit. Another strategy that has worked is to educate about understandings of the majority peoples of the Global South. My teaching and learning engages feminism as it relates to the marginalization of women of color and over representation of dominant sectors of society. To quote Audrey Lorde, ‘the oppression of women knows no ethnic or racial boundaries, true, but that does not mean it is identical within those boundaries. Simply stated, it means that I recognize that among diverse peoples of the world, including men and women, women of color, especially subaltern women, are the most disadvantaged. But our learning does not end here. I am able to make students aware, that subaltern peoples everywhere from North America to Brazil and India are not only resistant but the most creative and innovative when it comes to “circuits of survival.” Lastly, I adopt a peaceful global perspective by viewing the earth as one place with complex interdependencies among peoples and between humankind and the rest of Bhatti APSA T and L 2/08 19

Authors: Bhatti, Robina.
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Fourthly, I recognize that students have learnt best by moving from “familiar”
American-centered notions of the global economy to a more nuanced understanding that
includes what we are most likely to exclude. This is a glocal world where the local is
connected with the global and one where students find their own location to engage in
life long learning premised on global awareness. A global political economy course (GS
370) that uses a reflective exercise such as an employability profile to enable student’s
findings themselves in the global economy has worked very well. One of my goals is to
make students aware that knowledge is not neutral but serves a purpose and is therefore
very political. Role-playing and the Scenario Plan exercises bring this point home. This
leads to the next crucial step – the awareness that if knowledge can be created and
recreated, one can generate knowledge to change the oppressive state of the world we all
inhabit. Another strategy that has worked is to educate about understandings of the
majority peoples of the Global South. My teaching and learning engages feminism as it
relates to the marginalization of women of color and over representation of dominant
sectors of society. To quote Audrey Lorde, ‘the oppression of women knows no ethnic or
racial boundaries, true, but that does not mean it is identical within those boundaries.
Simply stated, it means that I recognize that among diverse peoples of the world,
including men and women, women of color, especially subaltern women, are the most
disadvantaged. But our learning does not end here. I am able to make students aware, that
subaltern peoples everywhere from North America to Brazil and India are not only
resistant but the most creative and innovative when it comes to “circuits of survival.”
Lastly, I adopt a peaceful global perspective by viewing the earth as one place
with complex interdependencies among peoples and between humankind and the rest of
Bhatti APSA T and L 2/08
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