Lecture 1 Developing Areas
Third world development
What is the developing world
Implicit bothering it is the way this part of the world is studied
Asia, Middle East, Latin America
What is development?
o Mainly f
Lecture 5 State-Building and Challenges to Democracy
How do we define democracy?
How do we measure democracy?
Why do some states become/stay democratic while others do not?
Main challenges to
Lecture 3 Causes of Underdevelopment: Modernization Theory and Dependency Theory
Attack in France
o Lets not forget about what is happening in the rest of the world
o Boko Haram
Massacre of up to 2,000 people in Nigeria followed
Lecture 4 Colonialism, Neo-Colonialism and The Colonial Legacy
What were the motives of colonialism?
o How was colonialism rationalized/justified? (Lugard/Ferry)
What were the legacies of colonialism?
o Variation across regions/co
Lecture 2 Measure-by-Measure Indicators of Underdevelopment
Types of Underdevelopment
To what extent are these categories interrelated?
Measures of Underdevelopment
Indicators to look at political, social and eco