Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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POLS 000/4526 - Political Economy of the Global South (3 cr.)

RHET 1020 POLS 3510  and POLS 3550 

This course covers the political economy of the main regions and countries of the South, including Latin America, Africa, East Asia, and China, and the theoretical models pertinent to them. It is centred around global political and economic processes that have shaped the current contours of the Global South, such as colonialism, Southern perspectives on global capital accumulation, competing development narratives, foreign aid and humanitarian intervention, rentierism, globalization, and global inequality. The course also focuses on key issues such as poverty, migration, informality, cities, and gender.

When Offered
Offered in fall.

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