The principle of equality is a widely held ideal, however, inequality is on the rise worldwide. This Unit of Study surveys strands of liberal, marxian, feminist, and postcolonial economic thought that seek to shed light on how global economic processes produce inequalities of different kinds. Students will apply these frameworks to contemporary issues and policy debates in affluent and developing nations.
1x2hr seminar / week
Seminar participation (10%), 1x3000wd Research report (50%), 1x1500wd equivalent Seminar presentation (20%), 1x1500wd Short essay (20%)