Summer 2021 - SA 363 C100
Process of Development and Underdevelopment (S) (4)
Class Number: 1982
Delivery Method: Distance Education
Course Times + Location:
Exam Times + Location:
Aug 13, 2021
Fri, 3:30–6:30 p.m.
Prerequisites:SA 101 or 150 or 201W.
An examination of sociological and anthropological theories of development and underdevelopment as applied to the Third World. The nature and consequences of world system linkages; colonialism and decolonization; patterns of social change in selected societies and regions.
- Online Discussions 15%
- Reading Reviews 15%
- Research Essay 40%
- Final Exam 30%
McMichael, P. (Ed.). (2010). Contesting development: Critical struggles for social change. New York: Pearson formerly Routledge.
Access via library:
McMichael, P. (2017). Development and Social Change: A Global Perspective (6th ed.). Los Angeles, London and New Delhi: Sage Publications.
Wayne, M. (2012). Marx’s das kapital: For beginners (1st ed.). USA: For Beginners.
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