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The Global South in the 21st Century

This course explores the impact of globalization on the political institutions of developing nations. It addresses the complex political, economic and social challenges and opportunities that the global south faces in an increasingly interdependent world. Students focus on the political histories of developing nations, the makeup of their political structures and institutions, the proliferation of domestic and international political actors and the emergence of diverse forms of democratic regimes. Students are encouraged to explore the legitimacy and efficacy of national, subnational and supranational forms of governance in the 21st century.

Advanced Core Curriculum Designation: BB
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0