AIS5033 - Good Governance and Politics in the Developing World

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Asian and International Studies
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to equip students to understand the context of the promotion of good governance by western states and international agencies. It aims to explore the politics of good governance and to examine why the agenda is often resisted by agents in the “developing world”. By exploring the interaction between the agents of good governance and actors in developing countries students will more fully appreciate the difficulty of regime transformation.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 80%
Examination: 20%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Asian and International Studies