[POLS 249] Politics of Global Sustainable Development

Uncovers the relationships between politics and poverty on the one hand, and politics and development on the other. Investigates differing conceptions of development and the many different theoretical approaches to development. Drawing on case studies from Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Latin America topics covered may include: law and legal system reform; politics of HIV/AIDS; state capacity and efficiency; civil society and social movements; and resource mismanagement and conflict.

Course Title

Politics of Global Sustainable Development

Course Code

POLS 249



Fulfills Requirements



Prerequisite: Political Science 130 or 160, or consent of instructor.


Offered odd years, fall semester.


Also listed as Environmental Studies 248.

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