This course examines the ongoing debate about the extent of, and
solutions to, world poverty. Special attention will be given to the
disagreements over the prevalence of global poverty, as well as whether
wealthier nations have a moral obligation to redistribute resources to
the world's poorer ones.
Additional Course Information
- Honours standing in Global Studies and at least 1.0 credit in 300 level GS courses, or permission of the instructor.
Senate Revision April 14, 2009: GS411 Prerequisite and weight change; effective September 1, 2009.