Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

GDS 325 - Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries

4 credits (Fall)
Cross-listed as: POL 325 .  The vast majority of people living in extreme poverty live in just a handful of countries that are characterized by conflict and fragile institutions. This course will explore the ways in which development is being redefined in this new context through an engagement with the leading theories, policies, and case studies of Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, and other countries in West and Central Africa. 

Prerequisite: 3rd-year standing and GDS 111 ; and one of the following, ECN 230 , HIS 262 , POL 251 , POL 257 , or 200-level GDS, or another with instructor approval.
Note: Plus-2 option available.
Instructor: Brottem