Poverty and Inequality in the Global South
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

An examination of the causes and consequences of global social and economic poverty and inequality, and what sustainable solutions exist. With case studies drawn from Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East, we will explore questions like: Why is poverty so persistent, and what can be done about it? How can international aid be more effective? Why is corruption so pervasive? What is the status of women's rights? What are the impacts of globalization?

Additional Course Information
Registration status: senior student.
HR263, PO205, PO206, PO227, PO228.