Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Political Economy of DevelopmentWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101895.2

Discipline: STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Zulfan Tadjoeddin


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street - DAY  Zulfan Tadjoeddin  Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
The unit introduces students to the main theories and the diverse political economy dimensions of development. It consists of three modules. The first deals with key concepts that interrogate the meaning of development, origins of prosperity and the concepts of poverty, inequality and redistribution, which are contentious in their applications to various groups. The second module examines core issues in the political economy of development, which include globalisation, foreign aid, democracy, conflict and the role of the state. The last module engages with pertinent case studies focusing on Asia, the Pacific as well as problems with development in the Western world.


Courses
1770.1Master of Social ScienceCONTINUING
1862.1Master of International CriminologyCONTINUING
1862.2Master of International CriminologyCURRENT
1863.2Graduate Diploma in International CriminologyCURRENT
1864.1Graduate Certificate in International CriminologyCONTINUING
1864.2Graduate Certificate in International CriminologyCURRENT
1866.1Master of Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
1867.1Graduate Diploma in Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
1868.1Graduate Certificate in Humanitarian and Development StudiesCURRENT
3752.1Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.2Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.3Master of Project ManagementCONTINUING
3752.4Master of Project ManagementCURRENT
3760.1Graduate Diploma in Project Management (exit only)CONTINUING
3760.2Graduate Diploma in Project Management (exit only)CURRENT
8083.1Bachelor of Research StudiesCONTINUING
8083.2Bachelor of Research StudiesCURRENT


Specialisations

A3043.1Master of Project Management - Pathway A - ResearchCURRENT
A3044.1Master of Project Management - Pathway B - CourseworkCURRENT
A3045.1Master of Project Management - Pathway C - Work PlacementCURRENT
SP3007.1Project Management (Generic Program)CURRENT
ST1003.1Development, Security and SustainabilityCONTINUING




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