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DVST6901 - Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing

Semester 1, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Neil MacLean
Phone: +61 2 9351 2931
Email: neil.maclean@sydney.edu.au

Description

The post-1949 era of 'development' has seen a philosophical and policy shift from nation-building projects of 'modernisation' to the local responsiveness of market forces and civil society. An anthropological emphasis on cultural and local difference and a sociological understanding of state and civil society provide a critical perspective on both this history and current debates. Case studies raise questions of health, gender and childhood, project success or failure, and of the hopes and skepticism development evokes.


Assessments

1000wd weekly online exercises (15%), 500wd research essay proposal (10%), 3000wd research essay (45%), 1500wd take-home exercise (30%)

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/week

Prohibitions

SSCP6900

 Monday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm

DVST6901

               

Seminar

 Tuesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm

DVST6901

   

Seminar

           

 Wednesday

  10am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm 3pm 4pm 5pm 6pm 7pm

DVST6901

               

Seminar

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