POL 351 (SA)
Politics in the Developing Countries
This course examines the politics of development through discussions of theory and comparative analysis in selected countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Topics include colonialism. nationalism, ethnic and class conflict, state-building and state failure, globalization, HIV/AIDS and the causes and consequences of democratic regime change.
Sample reading list:
Bates, Robert, Prosperity and Violence
Huntington, Sam, Political Order in Changing Societies
Sen, Amartya, Democracy as a Universal Value
Herbst, Jeffrey, States and Power in Africa
Approximately 150pp reading/week. Two 6-8pp papers. Weekly reading responses.
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Take Home Final Exam - 30%
Papers - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Not Open to Freshmen.
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