The Challenges of Development

SOCIOL226

Diverse perspectives on economic development and theories concerning the role of transnational corporations and international financial institutions (for example, World Bank) in developing nations, assessed with the aid of sociological and economic data. Comparison of different countries and world regions in terms of their historical trajectories, development strategies and current challenges in economic and social development, broadly conceived in terms of material circumstances, political economies, and quality of life. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ICS
LATAMER
MMS
Marxism and Society

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, EI, SS