FALL TERM 2017

PECO 5000F
Theories of Political Economy
A survey of the evolution of the core concepts and ideas proposed by both the founders and modern practitioners of the various approaches to political economy. Particular attention will be paid to contemporary theorists as well as classical theorists such as Smith, Ricardo, Marx, Mill, Schumpeter, Keynes, Polanyi, and Innis.
Course outline
Instructor: Randall Germain
Fall Term – Thursdays, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

PECO 5501F
Topic: Feminism, Peace, and War: Intersectionalities
A feminist inquiry, interrogation and elaboration on the continuities and shifts in the way wars are launched, legitimized, and reproduced. A critical analysis of official discourses on (just-) war, peace, conflict, militarism, strategy, (in)security in the socio-political context, and counter-discourses in which they are embedded.
Course outline
Instructor: Visiting Professor H.S. Cosar
Fall Term – Thursdays, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

PECO 5900 – Tutorial in Political Economy (tutorial approval form)
PECO 5907 – Placement in Political Economy (placement approval form)
PECO 5908 – M.A. Research Essay (committee approval form)
PECO 5909 – M.A. Thesis (committee approval form)

WINTER TERM 2018

PECO 5001W
Methodology of Political Economy
An examination of the methods, procedures, and rules for developing theory and guiding inquiry in political economy research, including topics such as logic of inquiry, conceptualization, research design, dialectics, level of analysis, comparison, evidence and statistics.
Course outline
Instructor: Marc-André Gagnon
Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

PECO 5502W
Topic: Transdisciplinary Research Projects: Linking Political Economy and  Political Ecology
The basic aim of this seminar is to consider and explore some of the major themes, theories and concepts that together constitute the fields of transdisciplinary research, political economy and political ecology. We revisit some texts and contemporary applications of these epistemological, theoretical and empirical literatures.
Course outline
Instructor: Luis Llambi
Mondays, 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

PECO 5900 – Tutorial in Political Economy (tutorial approval form)
PECO 5907 – Placement in Political Economy (placement approval form)
PECO 5908 – M.A. Research Essay (committee approval form)
PECO 5909 – M.A. Thesis (committee approval form)

PECO 6000W
Political Economy: Core Concepts
Drawing on classical and contemporary writings, this course provides an opportunity to reflect on core concepts in political economy. Topics will be selected in consultation with participating units, taking into account the potential number of students, their research interests and those of the participating units.
Course outline
Instructor: Justin Paulson
Wednesdays, 2:30 – 5:30

ARCHIVED COURSE OUTLINES

PECO 5000 Fall 2016
PECO 5000 Fall 2015 

PECO 5001 Winter 2016
PECO 6000 Winter 2016
PECO 6000 Winter 2015
PECO 6000 Winter 2014
PECO 6000 Winter 2013
PECO 6000 Winter 2012
PECO 6000 Winter 2011
PECO 6000 Winter 2010
PECO 6000 Winter 2009
PECO 6000 Winter 2008
PECO 6000 Winter 2007
PECO 6000 Winter 2006