POLI 327

Political Economy in the Global South

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: 317

Major themes and issues in political economy in the Global South (Africa, Latin America and Asia). Issues explored may include: globalization and work, debt and development, aid and trade, south-south migration, China's role in Africa, the growing political and economic influence of the emerging economies (India, China, Brazil and South Africa), and the impact of international actors such as the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF). Country-specific case studies will be used for illustration.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of POLI 327, POLI 317 (if taken in Sep 2013 - Apr 2014).

Undergraduate course in Political Science offered by the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

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