GDS 201

Global Development

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-1

Also: POLI 217

An introduction to global development and contemporary issues 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; food security; culture and development; international development assistance and the role of international organisations, NGOs and social movements in shaping development.


Undergraduate course in Global Development Studies offered by the Interdisciplinary Programs.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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