POLI 217

Development and Political Change

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-1

Also: GDS 201

An introduction to development and political change facing the Global South (Africa, Latin America and Asia). Focuses on theoretical, historical and policy debates shaping global development. Topics may include: colonization and decolonization; post-colonial nation-state building; democratization; global poverty and inequality; modernisation and dependency; international development assistance and the role of international organisations, NGOs and groups social movements in shaping development.


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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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