Content of the lesson

This lesson critically discusses inequality from a Livelihood Perspective and grasps the basic intentions of this perspective. It introduces the household as an analytical entry point. In a second part of the lesson, assets of a household are identified and described before emphasis is put on the differences between an objective and subjective understanding of wellbeing.

Target group

This lesson is rather for advanced students (i.e. Master students).

Courses in which the lesson has been used so far

Theorien und Debatten (GEO 421): geography master students (ca. 20 students): 2007 (Urs Geiser)

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