2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    Dec 04, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

PSCI 3680 - Politics and Society in Developing Areas

Goals: To examine politics in developing countries from a comparative perspective and to study existing approaches to issues of political legitimation and stability, economic development, and the relationship between politics and economics in the non-Western world.

Content: The colonial legacy and the emergence of states in the developing world, approaches to studying the non-Western state, processes of political development, the nature of political leadership and problems of political legitimation, theories of political change and economic development, and the role of developing countries in the world.

Taught: Alternate years

Credits: 4