POLI 217

Global Development

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-1

Also: GDS 201

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

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

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

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