POL201H1: Politics of Development

Previous Course Number: 
POL201Y1
Hours: 
24L/12T

This course offers an introduction to the history and politics of economic and political development, starting with the Industrial Revolution and then turning to a critical analysis of the politics of economic growth, international trade, debt, state intervention, protectionism, and neo-liberalism in the global periphery, including Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Prerequisite: 

4.0 credits including 1.0 POL credit

Exclusion: 

POL201Y1/​POLB90H3/POLB91H3

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)