- Code ANTH8009
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Archaeology and Anthropology
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Anthropology
- Areas of interest Anthropology, Development Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Patrick Kilby
- Mode of delivery Online or In Person
First Semester 2015
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This course deals with the practicalities of working in development.
It will critically examine the key institutional actors that implement development projects: NGOs, bilateral, and multilateral donors.
Within this broader institutional environment the course will critically examine the institutional processes and priorities, the role of advocacy, the ethics of development practice, how development workers operate in the field, and how development projects are conceived and managed.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students who satisfy the requirements of this course will have the knowledge and skills:
- to understand the range of organisations involved in development work and the issues they face in delivering strong development outcomes;
- to critically appraise such organisations in terms of their effectiveness and identify which development institution is most relevant in a particular context; and
- to appraise a development project or policy in terms of the likely political and institutional constraints.
Online Forums (30%); critical review 2,000 words (25%); major essay (45%).
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Two hours per week in a tutorial format, plus another three hours, at least, reading and preparing assignments.
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|Class start date
|Last day to enrol
|Class end date
|Mode Of Delivery
|16 Feb 2015
|06 Mar 2015
|31 Mar 2015
|29 May 2015