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240085 KU GM3 - Development Theories and Paradigms from a Transdisciplinary Perspective (2020W)

Continuous assessment of course work

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).

Details

max. 35 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Due to present circumstances, the course will be organized online. If it is possible and meaningful, there will be on site meetings of small groups from time to time. These meetings will be recorded and made available online. The first meeting on October 8, 2020, will be online only.

Thursday 08.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 15.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 22.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 29.10. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 05.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 12.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 19.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 26.11. 14:15 - 15:45 Digital
Thursday 03.12. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 10.12. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 17.12. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 07.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 14.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 21.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1
Thursday 28.01. 14:15 - 15:45 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum SG1 Internationale Entwicklung, Sensengasse 3, Bauteil 1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course will deal with development thinking originating from the "Global South" by reading the book edited by Boaventura de Sousa Santos and Maria Paula Meneses (see below). The approaches presented in this volume will be discussed by participating students. The aim of the course is to get to know (these special) theories, to understand their position and their - explicit and implicit - criticisms, and to be able to critically assess them.

Assessment and permitted materials

Work online (or in class) (0-5 points), oral presentation (0-4 points), term paper (0-10 points)
Deadline for term paper: April 30, 2021

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

10-11 points: sufficient, 12-14 points: satisfactory, 15-17 points: good, 18-19 points: very good.

Examination topics

not applicable

Reading list

Boaventura de Sousa Santos and Maria Paula Meneses (eds.), Knowledges Born in the Struggle. Constructing the Epistemologies of the Global South (New York/Oxon: Routledge 2020).
Richard Peet and Elaine Hartwick, Theories of Development. Contentions, Arguments, Alternatives, 3rd edition (New York/London: The Guilford Press 2015).
Jan Nederveen Pieterse, Development Theory, 2nd edition (Los Angeles etc.: Sage 2010).

Association in the course directory

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