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SOCI 254 Development and Underdevelopment (3 credits)

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Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)


Sociology (Arts) : Competing theories about the causes of underdevelopment in the poor countries. Topics include the impact of geography, the population explosion, culture and national character, economic and sexual inequalities, democracy and dictatorship. Western imperialism and multi-national corporations, reliance on the market, and development through local participation, cooperation, and appropriate technology.

Terms: Fall 2014

Instructors: Uli Locher (Fall)

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