International Development Studies

IDS1103International Development and Global Inequality 3 ch (3C) (W)

Read about poverty, inequality, and injustice in a global context. Consider the dynamics that have brought the world to its current state. Evaluate what is being done in the name of international development. Topics may include war, debt, poverty, foreign aid, climate change, habitat destruction, food-security, hunger andmalnutrition, globalization and the rules of trade, rural and agrarian livelihoods, and urbanization and its consequences. Consider how these factors intersect as causes of global inequality, and how to rethink conventional solutions offered in the name of international development.