Oct 22, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

AFS 242 - Politics of the Third World

Course Cross-listed with POL 222  
3 credit(s)
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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