The Challenges of Development

SOCIOL 226

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.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

ICS
LATAMER
Marxism and Society
MMS

Curriculum Codes: 

SS, EI, CCI
Term: 
Spring 2018
Days: 
Tu, Th
Time: 
3:05pm-4:20pm
Instructor: 
G. Mekx
Room: 
TBA