POLSC 36000 - Democracy and Development in a Globalizing World

Overview

Course Title

Democracy and Development in a Globalizing World

Department(s)

Description

The course examines the relationship between democracy and development in post-colonial countries. Questions include: What relations of causality, in either direction, have political scientists sought to establish between democracy anddevelopment. What is the impact of globalization on these relations? How can historical analysis help to illuminate these and other issues, such as why some countries have been better at promoting per capita income growth than others What efforts have been undertaken by individual citizens, by civic groups, by aid donors to plug the democratic deficits that arise in the course of pursuing development under 21st Century conditions

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Undergraduate

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

4

Requisites

024214

Course Schedule