Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Political Studies
Introduces students to the conceptual and theoretical approaches to understanding the politics of developing countries on a comparative basis. Topics studied include the nature and role of an engaged civil society, as well as theoretical frameworks such as ’neo-patrimonialism’ to explain the nature of political relationships and political competition. An understanding of these conceptual and theoretical dimensions will enable students to analyze politics in any region of the developing world.
Prerequisite(s): Any two of POLS 110.3, POLS 111.3, POLS 112.3; or 18 credit units at the university level.
Note: Students with credit for POLS 246.6 may not take POLS 244.3 for credit.
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