Undergraduate Course Code: POL438H1F L0101
Topics in Comparative Politics I
Poverty and Politics
This course will examine the social, economic and political causes of poverty. Cases examined will cover the industrial and developing worlds. Students will also consider various responses to poverty, including economic development, public policy, innovation and political change.
Format and Requirements
This is a seminar style course, requiring student participation. Students will be responsible for upwards of 150 pages of reading each week. Course evaluation will comprise discussion, reaction papers, and a final term paper.