In addition to developing a general understanding of the nature of underdevelopment, each of you is asked to identify a lesser developed country that you have a particular interest in. This country will be the focus of your development assignment.
Through careful research and writing, you will become increasingly aware of how the key characteristics of a country such as its history, culture, resources, and political legacy have impacted the development process. Your paper can provide an overview of the nation and its problems (macro) or it can explore a more concise area in its struggle for development (micro)
You will conclude your paper by writing and presenting a development strategy for your country. In it you will identify your nation s most relevant strengths and weaknesses and you will outline a plan to improve the current and future economic conditions of your country.
The term paper should be 8 pages in length, double spaced; carefully researched, and written with care and diligence. The paper should also demonstrate evidence of consulting a minimum of eight sources. Finally, the paper must be properly noted throughout the text and contain a bibliography.