[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

Units

1

Fulfills Requirements

3B

Prerequisites

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

Frequency

Offered odd years, fall semester.

Cross-Lists

Also listed as Environmental Studies 248.

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