USP 445 Cities and Third World Development

Critical survey of historical, economic, cultural, political, and urban aspects of Third World development, starting with the colonial era. Historical patterns of integration of the Third World with the emerging world market system. Covers problems of the post-independence period, focusing on urban sectoral issues and policy alternatives. Specific topics include trade, investment, industrialization, finance, technology transfer, political participation, land use, housing, transportation, information infrastructure, population growth, social services, militarism, and cultural conflict. This is the same course as Intl 445 and may be taken only once for credit.



Cross Listed Courses

Intl 445

Slash Listed Courses

Also offered for graduate-level credit as USP 545 and may be taken only once for credit.