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240099 VO Inequality and Development (2020W)

SGU

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Details

Language: German

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Due to present circumstances, the lecture will be organised in hybrid format. ATTENTION: The dates in October and November will be held exclusively in a digital format. For December and January additional attendance dates are planned. For the form of organisation of the respective units, please refer to Moodle. All units of the lecture will be made available online.

Friday 09.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 16.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 23.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 30.10. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 06.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 13.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 20.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 27.11. 09:45 - 11:15 Digital
Friday 04.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 11.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 18.12. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 08.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 15.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 22.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre
Hörsaal B UniCampus Hof 2 2C-EG-02
Friday 29.01. 09:45 - 11:15 Hybride Lehre

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In this lecture series of the Master's in Development Studies, different dimensions of inequality are presented from a transdisciplinary perspective. Using concrete thematic fields and regional case studies, the aim is to show how local articulations of inequality are embedded in global processes.Topics addressed by the units include the historical and current effects of colonialism and racism, the unequal distribution of income and wealth, the global political economy and financial capitalism, the international division of labor and ecological inequality.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written test (four dates: 1st exam date January 29, 2021; three more dates during the summer term 2021 will be announced in time). Two short essays concerning questions which refer to two or more lectures respectively will have to be written. Any materials may be used during the exam. Evaluation will refer to the ability to handle the facts and - in particular - the ability to analytically deal with the topic.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

More than 8 points in the final test; maximum 16 points. 9-10 points: sufficient, 11-12 points: satisfactory, 13-14 point: good, 15-16 points: very good.

Examination topics

Lecture contents and literature

Reading list

Karin Fischer, Margarete Grandner (Hg.), Globale Ungleichheiten. Über Zusammenhänge von Kolonialismus, Arbeitsverhältnissen und Naturverbrauch (Wien: Mandelbaum 2019)

Association in the course directory

IE: VM1 bis VM8, Schwerpunkt Ungleichheit

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