Understanding Development and Global Inequalities (IDEV*1000)

Code and section: IDEV*1000*DE

Term: Summer 2023

Instructor: Lauren Sneyd


The objective of the course is to provide an introduction to the study of international development as a contested and evolving effort to counteract global inequalities. Students will learn about the historical and political origins of the international development system, as well as the main development actors and institutions. The course will provide an introduction to foundational concepts within development studies, including poverty, inequality, human rights, foreign aid, and sustainable development.