POLT 850 (01) - Politics of Poverty

Politics of Poverty

Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   7  
CRN: 56305
Why are some countries rich while others are so poor? This course answers this question by examining several theories of economic development: political culture, modernization, dependency, regime types, urban bias, rent-seeking institutions, and international aid. The immediate goal of this course is for students to understand the causes of international inequality in the distribution of wealth. Students also improve their ability to evaluate theoretical arguments and empirical evidence critically, and develop reading and writing skills.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Instructors: Mary Fran Malone

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 W 3:10pm - 6:00pm HORT 215