17.571 Engineering Democratic Development in Africa


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Examines the varied relationship between democracy and human development in sub-Saharan Africa. Encourages students to apply engineering thinking to better understand which institutions, practices, and technologies have helped, and which have hindered, the achievement of health, education, infrastructure, and other outcomes. Addresses many of the challenges and dilemmas of democratic practice in poor, diverse, and unequal societies, while inviting students to propose practical interventions.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.571 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by E. Lieberman.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Tuesdays in 1-277.

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

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