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Subject Area: Development Studies 

In this course you will learn about the politics that shape and are shaped by development in local contexts. We engage with the dilemmas of development and change and the ways people experiencing these changes  respond. 

In this course you will develop your knowledge of the importance of context, politics, power, and interests in determining development outcomes. You are encouraged to learn and deploy different ways of thinking about  development and engage with conceptual and analytical frameworks for approaching development from the perspective of communities and people entangled within it.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1



Delivery Mode

Partially online

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Course Outline

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Additional Information

This course is offered as General Education.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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