THEORIES OF DEVELOPMENT
Credit points: 15
This subject introduces students to contemporary approaches to and perspectives on international development. Weekly topics will provide an opportunity for students to become familiar with gender-aware, rights-based and participatory approaches to development. Drawing on contemporary global issues, students will critically debate the definition and nature of poverty, sustainability, justice, social change and community, as well as question the relevance of concepts such as 'overseas' development assistance.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorWendy Mee
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites Only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of International Development (ABID) and associated double degrees (HZHSID and SZAGID), and completion of ANT1CAG and DST1DEV (or HIS1DEV).
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWendy Mee
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
|Online exercise (1,000-word equivalent)||30|
|Research essay (2,000-words)||50|
|Small group presentation (1,000-word equivalent)||20|