The International Politics of the Developing World II
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Development Studies, International Affairs, International Politics, Social Policy, Sociology
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewCredits: 15.0Overlap: NonePrerequisite: "POL100 POL106"The module explores the comparative political sociology of the developing world. This involves analysis of explanations for the North-south divide, and national questions such as state formation, conflict, nationalism and civil war. The course also explores the utility of international political economy and comparative political sociology approaches (and the relationship between them), for understanding controversial contemporary political issues such as the rise of Asia, aid, state-building, and democratisation.Assessment: 40.0% Coursework, 60.0% ExaminationLevel: 5
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