Geographies of International Development
GEOG 3682, Maymester 2010
MTWRF, 9am - 12:15pm, HUMN 135
University of Colorado at Boulder
By the end of this course you should be able to
- Explain the value of a geographic approach to development, especially regarding the unevenness of development, the limitations of statistical description, and the trap of geographic determinism.
- Explain important the historical genesis of and subsequent changes to the development project from the colonial era through today.
- Explain a few key issues underlying persistent problems of poverty, hunger, health, the environment, mobility, and/or labor.
- Critique development discourse in the popular English-language media.
- Demonstrate your competency with these skills in an applied fashion through your final project.