2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

POSC 35043 Politics of Developing Nations

This course focuses on the political problems associated with development: the problems of poverty, economic development - the colonial heritage, economic dependence, and the character of the Third World state; the problems of political development - clientelism, corruption, and centralized state power; and the problem of establishing a stable form of government - transition from authoritarian rule, democracy, liberalization and democratization.