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Development, Underdevelopment and Poverty (POSC310)

Course description

Global economic growth over the past few centuries has brought unprecedented prosperity to more people than ever before. Despite this, many nations remain desperately poor, with more than one billion people unable to support themselves and their families and a reported 18 million poverty-related deaths worldwide each year. This course, applying a variety of perspectives, focuses on the relationship between development and poverty to ask: Why does poverty exist? What is its relationship with e...


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