Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

OL301/HR301
Development Theories, Strategies and Issues
0.5 Credit

This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to the field of development studies. It focuses on theories and substantive issues of development, including the idea of development as a human right. Historical processes of development and underdevelopment, including internal and external factors, will be assessed. Theoretical approaches to the analysis of developing countries will be surveyed and their policy implications examined. (Cross-listed as HR301.)

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
CT224/OL224 or CT266/OL266 or CT260/HR260.
Exclusions
GS211, GS212, HR301.