Global civics: What it is. Its function and purpose. Whether it is a feasible/applicable concept. Whether we can observe anything resembling the concept in application. Obstacles to its functioning. Global trends and issues: How and why they push one to consider approaches like global civics. These should be kept in mind throughout the exam.
Inequality: Different conceptions of it (national, international, global). Change in global inequality before and after the 2000s. Influence of geography and class.
Poverty: Role of national policy in economic growth and poverty. Mechanisms that derive economic growth in countries.
R2P: Its scope. Difference from Humanitarian Intervention. Successes and failures. Obstacles.
Global Justice and International Criminal Court: Functions. Application. Morality and legality. Individual rights and liberties.
Values: Categorization (and commonalities) of major belief systems in the world. Why such categorization. How Ubuntu might be related.
Global Governance: Three global public goods. The global governance mechanisms and institutions to manage, supply and/or preserve each of the three global public goods.
how do established international/global institutions, structures, and mechanismsthat deal with the issues at hand; where these seem to fail in the face of “new” global developments; and how we may see an emerging global civics to help in their resolution.