Social Change and Development

Course code SOCA6570
Not available in 2015

Description

Aims to provide students with the concepts and analytical skills to understand the changes that have taken place in post-colonial societies. The course examines globalisation and economic development in relation to states and specific social groups, as well as forces of internal change including gender, ethnicity and social movements. The course will focus on governmental as well as non-governmental actors on the local, national and international levels.

Availability

Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 2 - 2014.

Content

This course:

  1. Discusses economic development policies, theories of development, and processes of globalisation;
  2. Examines globalisation in relation to states and specific social groups, as well as forces of gender, ethnicity, urbanisation and social movements.

Assumed Knowledge

Undergraduate degree majoring in a social science or related discipline