Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2008/2009
Canadian Excellence

GS211
The Theories of Development
0.5 Credit

This course introduces students to the themes and issues that comprise development studies. Various perspectives and approaches will be considered, and their respective strengths and shortcomings identified. Students will gain a critical understanding of development, including economic and social development, and how these contribute to, or impede social justice at the national and international levels.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
GS100; or GS101 and GS102, or permission of the co-ordinator.