Universität Wien FIND

140347 KU GM2 - Development Policy and Development Cooperation Architecture (2017W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 40 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 10.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 17.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 24.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 31.10. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 07.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 14.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 21.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 28.11. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 05.12. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 12.12. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 09.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 16.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 23.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Tuesday 30.01. 12:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The main aim of the course is to provide an introduction and overview of "overseas development aid" through major themes and topics. Students will learn the contemporary architecture of development aid, its history, major paradigms and the main actors in involved in development aid.

Topics include (but will not be limited to): 1) new actors in development aid; 2) aid effectiveness, accountability, ownership, and sustainability; 3) links between humanitarian and development aid and 4) Sustainable Development Goals.

The students will learn the historical context of development and to critically appraise major international and global strategies and policies such as the Millennium Development Goal, the Sustainable Development Goal and the Paris Agenda through a combination of lecturing, group presentation and written assignments.

Assessment and permitted materials

Regular attendance, written assignments, group work and presentations.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Pre-knowledge on major development aid topics and issues will be an advantage but is not a requirement. Students who are also totally new to this topic can take part.

Examination topics

Students will be assessed through regular attendance, written assignments, group work and group presentations.

Reading list

William Eastery. 'Planners Versus Searchers', In The White Man's Burden - Why the West's efforts to aid the rest have done so much ill and so little good. Oxford University Press: Oxford New York (2006). Chapter 1. pp. 3-29.

Oyvind Eggen and Roland Kjell. ‘The History of Aid Paradigms’ In Western Aid at a Crossroads: The End of Paternalism. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (2014), Chapter 2, pp.18-38.

Reinhard Stockmann, Ulrich Menzel and Franz Nuscheler. ‘Entwicklungsstrategien’ In Entwicklungspolitik. Theorien-Probleme-Strategien. Walter de Gruyter GmbH: Berlin/Boston (2016), pp.433-451.

Dambisa Moyo (2009), Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There is Another Way for Africa: Penguin Books, England.

Jeffrey Sachs. "From Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals" Lancet 2012; 379: 2206–11.

Homi Kharas. Trends and issues in development aid. Wolfensohn Center for Development. Working Paper 1. (November 2007).

Association in the course directory

GM2

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