Specialization Paper

Paper, Order, or Assignment Requirements



Research and analyze the contemporary globalization of one place, the scale of which you should explain and defend in your paper. Be sure to demonstrate your understanding of our assigned book, Tropic of Chaos, in your analysis (use the book as a foil* for your analysis). Your paper should cite assigned class readings, or journalistic or other sources, but in addition you must also make meaningful use of at least 4 academic, non-class sources (peer-reviewed books or journal articles). Your analysis must utilize and engage with the concepts, themes, and analyses covered in the assigned readings. Your paper must be edited, proofread, double-spaced, 1” margins all around, and font 12-point Times New Roman, 1000-1200 words (~4-5 pages; not counting bibliography and illustrations).

Assigned book: 
Christian Parenti, 2011. Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence. New York: Nation Books.