Undergraduate Open Seminar
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This is a gateway course into the Development thematic area for Global Studies majors. The course will introduce important themes, problems and approaches to development in the contemporary world. It will focus on the meanings and histories of development, examine the patterns of global inequality, and analyze the economic, political and social facets of development. Case studies from different regions of the world will be used to explore the historical and structural roots of inequality and to assess the ground-level impacts of development policy.