IDS Approved Courses From Other Departments - Approaches to Development POLI 5340   Approaches to Development
A survey of theories of and policies about dependence, underdevelopment and peripheral social formations. Particular emphasis on modernization, materialist, and alternative modes of analysis, and on orthodox and radical strategies of development. Topics treated include social contradictions (e.g. class, race and ethnicity), debt, structural adjustment, human development, human security, gender, technology, civil society, informal sectors, democratization and ecology.
PREREQUISITES: Permission of the instructor.