POL 351 / WWS 311 (SA) na, npdf
The Politics of Development
This course investigates the key political drivers of human development through careful consideration of theory and comparative analysis. Topics include state-building, colonialism, ethnic conflict, global integration, multi-level governance, and global public health.
Sample reading list:
Acemoglu, Daron & Robinson, James, Why Nations Fail
Karlan, Dean, More Than Good Intentions
Huntington, Samuel, Political Order in Changing Societies
Approximately 150 pp reading/week. Weekly 1 page reading response papers. Two 6-8pp papers.
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Take Home Final Exam - 30%
Papers - 40%
Class/Precept Participation - 10%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Not open to freshmen without permission of instructor..
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