POLS 0224 - Politics of Developing Countries

Credits: 3

This course provides an introduction to issues and controversies surrounding political and economic development in the "Non-Western" world through a survey of contemporary theories and the use of country case studies. Emphasis will be placed on issues such as democratization, the role of tradition and culture in economic and political development, human rights, industrialization, the challenges of globalization, environmental vulnerability, and the legacies of colonialism.

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