POLS 3322 Political Economy of Development

4 hours; 4 credits

Introduction to classical political economists. Postwar theories of economic development, modernization theory, development economics, dependency theory, and neoliberalism. Industrialization of newly industrializing countries, debt and financial crises. New forms of global production.

Prerequisite: Core Studies 3 or Core Curriculum 1230, or any Political Science course in the 1000-level range, or English 1010 or equivalent, or permission of department.


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