- Contrast democracy and dictatorship.
- Outline who rules the United States using the perspectives of structural/functional and conflict/critical theories.
- Explain how global politics affect war and terrorism, geopolitics, and the nation-state.
- Describe the U.S. economy’s transition from industrialization to deindustrialization.
- Discuss how work, consumption, and leisure shape our understanding of the economy.
- Describe the effects of globalization on the world economy.