17.33 Building a Better World

Class Info

Explores today's key policy challenges, including economic development (in both rich and poor countries), state-building, corruption and the rule of law, the provision of basic public services, education, regulation of psychotropic drugs, management of scarce natural resources, and criminal justice. Presents the problem for each topic, reviews potential solutions, discusses failed approaches, and identifies concrete successes. Examples drawn from around the world. Includes projects with a significant practical component and extensive work in small groups. Limited to 18 per section.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.33 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by C. Lawson.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S. This class counts as a CI-H.

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