Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
    Mar 04, 2024  
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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POLI 256 - Politics of the Developing World


(BSSD [M]) (R only)

Explores the domestic, regional, and international politics of the developing world. The course covers political institutions; processes; challenges common to many states in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East; and regional differences. Topics include colonialism, the environment, development, nationalism, democratization, and globalization. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 101A , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly PS 282.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Gather data and provide substantive analysis connected to political, economic, and social development.
  • Evaluate performance of a country’s political system related to economic data and quality of life issues.
  • Compare and contrast competing theories related to development.
  • Explain the historical context for obstacles or resistance to development.


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