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DVST6904 - Rethinking Poverty

Semester 1, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Neil MacLean

Description

Poverty reduction has always been a central development goal. Major international programs such as the UN's Millennium Goals place poverty at their centre. New explanatory concepts such as social exclusion, capability, social capital and sustainability have considerably expanded our thinking about its nature. Students will examine cases from many parts of the world of the way discourses, policies and development practices operate together, enabling an evaluation of contemporary approaches to poverty and their effects on those most vulnerable.


Assessments

1x1500wd presentation (35%), 1x3000wd essay (50%), seminar participation (15%)

Classes

1x2hr seminar/week

 Tuesday

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Seminar

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