POL 385 (U)Politics of World Inequality and Development
PRISM #
3814
Credits
3
Format
LEC
Days
Online 
Instructor
Mengibar,Ana
Room
Online
Final Exam
Section
Q481
Session
Regular Academic Session
Start Date
9/5/2017
End Date
12/22/2017
Class Type
Online
Open Seats
0

Description

Why are some countries rich and others poor? Major theories and history of economic development. The role of the state in diverse economies. Effects of the global trade system and international financial institutions on economic growth, democracy, quality of life, and the environment. Examines human rights, experiences of indigenous people, gender, and the role of militarism. Junior standing or consent of instructor. Recommended POL 175 (International Politics) or POL 160 (Comparative Politics) or POL 104 (American Government and Politics).

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Special Notes

There is a $25 per credit course fee. The course fee becomes non-refundable approximately one week prior to the start of term. See http://online.uwc.edu/ for specific dates.

Associate Degree Requirements