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School of Politics and International Relations

POL257 The International Politics of the Developing World

POL257 The International Politics of the Developing World (POL258B - Spring) 

Credits: 15
Semester: 2
Timetable:

Seminar Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 3 pm - 4 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 10 am - 11 am Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 11 am - 12 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 12 pm - 1 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 2 pm - 3 pm Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Friday 3 pm - 4 pm Lecture Semester 2: Weeks 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13: Thursday 2 pm - 3 pm

Module Convenor: Dr Felipe Antunes De Oliveira
Overlap: None
Prerequisite: None

Cartel violence in Central America, rapid urbanisation in West Africa, and huge wealth disparities in the 'rising powers' of India and China. What connects these issues? How useful and accurate is it to talk Autumn semester only associates: To be confirmed about 'the developing world' in these contexts? This module introduces students to a number of case studies across what is referred to as the developing world, in order to explore the historical and ongoing relationships between wealth and poverty, the 'international' and the 'domestic'.



Connected course(s): Compulsory for: None, Semi-compulsory for: L250, L25Y, L2L3, L23L
Assessment: Item 1: 50% Case Study (2000 words) Item 2: 50% Examination (2 hours)
Level: 5

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