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PSCI1027

Political Econ of Development

The Political Economy of Development
In this course we will take an economic and political perspective in examining some of the most significant current questions in the field of development. Why have some countries developed more rapidly than others? How can governments help or hinder development prospects? These broad questions will be addressed by analyzing the development experiences of Asian, Latin American, and African countries. To gain historical perspective, we will study selected theories of development and the experiences of the now "developed" countries, followed by an examination of how countries have confronted the dilemmas of development such as poverty, inequality, and corruption.
Subject:
Political Science
Department:
Political Science
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL SOC WTR
Equivalent Courses:
ECON0336
PSCI0336 *
INTL0435
ECON1027

Sections

Winter 2011

PSCI1027A-W11 Seminar (Arroyo Abad, Teets)