The International Politics of the Developing World I

Queen Mary, University of London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The International Politics of the Developing World I

  • Host University

    Queen Mary, University of London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Development Studies, Economics, International Politics, International Studies, Political Science, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Credits: 15.0
    Overlap: None
    Prerequisite: "POL100 POL106"
    The module explores both the international political economy of development and 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 module 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. Associate student registration: Autumn Semester POL/244A; Spring Semester POL/244B.
    Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
    Level: 5

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