ANT374H1: Rethinking Development, or the Improvement of the World

Hours: 
36L

Development, or deliberate intervention to improve the lives of people deemed to be lacking, or left behind, has shaped the modern world for at least a century. Drawing on historical and ethnographic studies, this course examines the trajectory of development as a concept and practice, and traces its effects.

Prerequisite: 

ANT207H1 or permission of the instructor

Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)