DEVS3014 Contemporary Debates about Development (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



Lecture course. Focus on problems, e.g., empire and colonial difference modernity and its others anthropocene / sustainability land, property, autochthony labor: informality, embodiment governmentality, neoliberalism, biopolitics identity politics: race, ethnicity, gender, class resilience, resistance, renaissance etc.

Completion methods

- Lectures
- Lecture diary/essay
- Individual /group project paper

Assessment details

- Active participation
- Quality of assignments
- Time management

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will havea good grasp of a range of topical theoretical debates in contemporary critical development studies.

Study materials

Detailed information about the books and/or other material needed is given during the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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