Faculty of Arts


POLITICS 355

Global Politics of Development


Description

A study of the politics of global development, exploring both key ways of thinking about and approaching contemporary development issues and case studies. Focuses on post-structural theoretical approaches to development and exploration of the relationships between concepts of development and ideas and practices of globalisation, post-colonialism, feminisms, intervention, post-development, international political economy and international organisations. The course aims to develop students’ understandings of post-structural theory, as well as use this broad theoretical approach to engage with key debates in critical development studies and to examine current development issues and case studies.  

Availability 2012

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Anita Lacey

Points

POLITICS 355: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in Political Studies

Restrictions

POLITICS 255


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