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Undergraduate Course Details
Number POL 379
Title Politics of the Developing Countries
Credits 3.0
Distribution W/DIII/V


This course introduces students to the political, economic, and social challenges faced by developing countries. Case studies and simulations are used to examine difficult, often controversial issues in the field of international development, including foreign aid, democracy assistance and democratization, state capacity and state failure, and corruption. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credits for POL350.