Politics of Developing Countries
Institutions vs. Geography vs. Trade Paper
Institutions: The Developmental Trump Card
Why has the post-colonial developing world experienced great variation in development?
According to most schol
Modernization theory (liberal): emphasizes the role of sociology, the freedom of
individual, rational actors, and goal of breaking away from antiquated ways to embrace a
more modern world. Builds a lot off Max Weber and Emile Durkheim. Shows a western
Clapham: Politics involves compromise and contention.
-Characteristics of the 3rd world: peripheral nature
-Economic peripheral: 3rd world is separate and subordinate to the
industrial economies of the developed world.
-Social and Cultural Peripheral: Res
10. Sept 30. Thinking Outside the Box- Globalization and its Critics.
- Joseph Stiglitz, Globalization and its Discontents (Norton & Company 2002) Cha 1-3 & 9.
Chapter 1: The Promise of Global Institutions
The death of a protestor in Genoa in 2001 was ju