GEOG C112, Global Development: Theory, History, Geography

Catalog Description: This course examines whether the convergence between the ‘new Right’ and the ‘new Left’ has successfully addressed the central challenge of contemporary global development studies. It asks students to assess the multiple, nonlinear, and interconnected paths of change in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East that are now taking place. It explores the context of intensified global integration and capitalist development. Students will consider what changes in this context mean for larger social change, especially given ongoing global economic crises and rapidly evolving relations.

Units: 4.0

Prerequisites: None

Credit Restrictions: Students can replace deficient grades in DEV STD C100, GLOBAL C100DGEOG C112, or GLOBAL 100D by passing GLOBAL C100DGEOG C112, or GLOBAL 100D


Fall and/or Spring: 15 weeks - 3 hours of lecture and 1 hour of discussion per week

Grading Basis: Letter

Final Exam Status: Final exam required

Also Listed As: GLOBAL C100D

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