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Spring 2013-2014
POL 351 / WWS 311 (SA)   na, npdf

The Politics of Development

Evan S. Lieberman

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

Reading/Writing assignments:
Approximately 150 pp reading/week. Two 6-8pp papers.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 20%
Final Exam - 30%
Papers - 30%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Not open to freshmen without permission of instructor..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42520 L01 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm T Th   Robertson Hall   016   Enrolled:72 Limit: Closed
43954 P01 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm T   Robertson Hall   014   Enrolled:13 Limit:14 Closed
43955 P02 3:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   Corwin Hall   023   Enrolled:11 Limit:14 Closed
43956 P03 9:00 am - 9:50 am W   Robertson Hall   006   Enrolled:5 Limit:14 Closed
43957 P04 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm W   Bobst Hall   105   Enrolled:10 Limit:14 Closed
43958 P05 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm W   Bobst Hall   105   Enrolled:12 Limit:14 Closed
43959 P06 10:00 am - 10:50 am Th   Corwin Hall   126   Enrolled:11 Limit:14 Closed
43960 P07 11:00 am - 11:50 am Th   Corwin Hall   126   Enrolled:10 Limit:14 Closed
43032 P99 TBA        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled