Advocating/Effecting Change (IDEV*4600)

Code and section: IDEV*4600*01

Term: Fall 2022

Instructor: Jasmin Hristov


This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and understanding needed to advocate for, and bring about, change in policy and practice that impact inclusive and sustainable development within government, civil society organizations and the private sector. The course examines the actions and processes through which changes in policy and practice take place, and the barriers that need to be overcome in order to effect such changes. These might include formal legal, political and administrative engagement, use of social media, protest, civil disobedience, etc. The course predominantly involves the in-depth analysis of successes and failures of advocacy and activism efforts at bringing about changes that have positive development impacts.

Requisite Courses    14.00 credits including (4 of ANTH*3770, FRHD*3090, GEOG*3020, IDEV*2200, IDEV*2400, IDEV*3000, IDEV*3100, IDEV*3300, IDEV*3400, ONEH*3000, POLS*3670)

LEC Tues, Thur
02:30PM - 03:50PM