Social Science homework help. Instructions:
This midterm must be completed and submitted through GauchoSpace by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 4. You are required to Respond to Two Essay Prompts. The first prompt is mandatory, meaning everyone must answer it. For the second prompt, you can choose from a list of three questions. Total Word Count Must Be Between 1700 and 1900 Words (Times New Roman, 12 Point Font). Each Response Must Be Written in Essay Format – Introduction, Development, and Conclusion – No Outlines or Bullet Points! When Citing Evidence from Lectures in Your Responses, Use the Following Format (Lecture #, Slide #). When Citing Evidence from Readings in Your Responses, Use the Following Format (Reader, Page #).
You will be graded according to the following criteria:
- Did you read and follow the instructions?
- Did you respond to the prompts?
- Do your responses contain a thesis statement and develop an argument?
- Do your responses include evidence from lectures / readings to support your argument?
- Are your responses organized and clear?
- Are your responses grammatically correct?
Based on the material we have covered so far, would you consider yourself a hyperglobalizer, sceptic, or transformationalist? Explain why. Include evidence from lectures / readings in your answer.
Second Prompt – Choose One
- What does it mean when we say that a narrative is hegemonic? Why is it important for Global Studies scholars to deconstruct hegemonic narratives? In answering these questions, develop a detailed analysis of one or more examples from lectures / readings.
- In your opinion, what is the single most important globalizing force (in terms of creating an interconnected world) that we have covered so far? Capitalism? Religion? Empire? Scientific Thought? Enlightenment? Democratic Revolution? Nationalism? Total War? Include evidence from lectures / readings in your answer.
- Can religion, as some scholars have argued, function as a globalizing force? Or does religion create barriers between people in different regions? Or does it do both? Include evidence from lectures / readings in developing your argument.