POL223H1: Globalization and Development: Issues and Challenges

Hours: 
24L/12T

This course examines how globalization creates opportunities and challenges to development in the Global South. Key issues considered include globalization and dynamics of inequality amongst and within nations, human rights and democratic struggles, environmental sustainability and justice, gender and racialized patterns of inequality, trade, foreign aid and poverty alleviation.

Prerequisite: 

4.0 credits including 1.0 POL credit

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