- Code ANTH2009
- 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
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Patrick Guinness
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2016
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This course examines mainstream and alternative concepts of development by focusing on development issues and case studies located in so-called Third World countries. It examines the historical background to development ideas and practices, and the cultural presuppositions and assumptions on which they are consequently based, as well as the ways in which they impact on different cultures throughout the world. Of particular interest will be alternative concepts of development, such as people-centred development, gender and development, equity in development, local knowledge and values, sustainable development, and participation and empowerment in development.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Students will develop a critical awareness of development theories and practices and consider the practical issues in delivering development programs.
Tutorial participation (10%), short papers(20%), exam (30%) and 2,000-2,500 word essay (40%).
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2 hours of lectures and one hour of tutorial per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
*Sachs, W. (ed.). The Development Dictionary, A Guide to Knowledge as Power, Zed Books, 1992.
*Schech, S. and Haggis, J. Culture and Development, Blackwell, 2000.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2008||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|