Politics of International Development

PADM-GP.2202, 3 points.

Semester: Spring, Fall


This course provides students with a rich sense of the institutional and political context within which policy is made and implemented. The course aims to give students exposure to important ongoing debates in international development and their historical context. The class will provide an overview of some of the major contemporary analytical and policy debates regarding the politics of development. Topics to be covered are: States, Regimes and Industrialization; Politics of Poverty, Growth and Policy Reform; Governance, Civil Society and Development; and The Politics of Development in the Age of Globalization.


CORE-GP.1018, CORE-GP.1022 or URPL.GP 2660, and PADM-GP.2201

Semester Instructor Syllabus Link
Spring 2016John GershmanSyllabus
Spring 2015John GershmanSyllabus
Spring 2014John GershmanSyllabus
Fall 2012John GershmanSyllabus
Spring 2010John GershmanSyllabus
Spring 2010John GershmanSyllabus
Fall 2009John GershmanSyllabus
Spring 2009John GershmanSyllabus
Semester Instructor Evaluation Link
Fall 2015John GershmanEvaluation
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Fall 2013John GershmanEvaluation
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Spring 2012Gershman, JohnEvaluation
Spring 2012Moncada, EduardoEvaluation
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Gershman, John J

Weekly Schedule:
Tue - 6:45 pm to 9:15 pm

Session Dates:
09/06/2016 to 12/16/2016

Bldg:BOBS Room:LL138