AFS 242 - Politics of the Third WorldCourse Cross-listed with POL 222
An interdisciplinary examination of the colonial origins, Cold War/post-Cold War context for emergence as independent states, and contemporary political issues in the two thirds of the world we call the Third World. Emphasis on the meaning of development and obstacles to attaining it. Consideration also of internal colonialism, or “the Third World in our backyard,” such as Native Americans, ex-slaves, and immigrants from the Third World living in developed countries.
Prerequisite(s): AFS 110 or AFS 111 .
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