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140233 VO TI - T III - VM1 - VM2 - VM3 Development Theory (engl.) (2012W)

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Monday 08.10. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 15.10. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 22.10. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 29.10. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 05.11. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 12.11. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 19.11. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 26.11. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 03.12. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 10.12. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 17.12. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 07.01. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 14.01. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 21.01. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Monday 28.01. 16:15 - 17:45 Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02

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Aims, contents and method of the course

Session 1: The origins of development theory and its evolution up to the 1960s
Session 2: The challenge of classical dependency theory
Session 3: The reception of Latin American and African development theory in the countries of the Center
Session 4: Neo-dependency approaches; [Christian] liberation theologies
Session 5: It all began with Poland in the long 16th Century the essence of the Wallerstein world systems paradigm
Session 6: Socio-liberal and neo-liberal alternatives to the world systems paradigm
Session 7: The Pacific age of capitalism and ‘Re-Orient’
Session 8: Development theory and the European model
Session 9: The transition from ‘socialism’ to ‘capitalism’ as a new challenge to development theory
Session 10: Globalization; Green and feminist development theories; intercultural issues in development theories; migration and development
Session 11: How to test theories?
Session 12: The evidence from cross-national research new directions in dependency and world systems research?
Session 13: The Kondratiev cycle and the evidence from time series
Session 14: Final debate

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Examination topics

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Reading list

TAUSCH A. (1993; in collaboration with Fred PRAGER) 'Towards a Socio-Liberal Theory of World Development'. Basingstoke and New York: Macmillan/St. Martin's Press

TAUSCH A. (2012, with Almas Heshmati and Ulrich Brand), ‘Globalization, the Human Condition and Sustainable Development in the 21st Century Cross-national Perspectives and European Implications. By Arno Tausch and Almas Heshmati with a Foreword by Ulrich Brand’. London, New York and Delhi: Anthem Press

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T I, T III, VM1, VM2, VM3

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