Oct 24, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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POLS 4400 - The Politics of Developing Areas

Major theories and problems of political, sociocultural, and economic development in new states of Asia, Africa, and Latin America, with special emphasis on heritage of colonialism, struggle for independence, and political adjustments to rapid social and technological change.

Requisites: Jr or Sr or Permission Required
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2CP
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Able to analyze the key theoretical debates concerning the politics of developing countries.
  • Able to demonstrate critical analysis of politics in developing countries in written assignments and essay exams.
  • Able to evaluate competing approaches to explaining outcomes in the politics of developing countries.
  • Able to examine key issues in the politics of developing countries.

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