Content of the lesson

The lesson introduces the "big theories", i.e. modernisation and dependency.

Target group

Introductory lesson for Bachelor students: It is their first introduction to development issues. It is useful (but not necessary) to use the lesson in combination with "Describing Poverty". However, the sequence should be first "Development Theories" and than "Describing Poverty".

Courses in which the lesson has been used so far

Humangeographie II (GEO 222): 4th semester geography students (ca. 120 students): 2008 (Urs Geiser)

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