Aug 12, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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IPM 7735:International Development: Policy and Practice

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: Admission to the MSIPM program.
With its focuses on policy applications related to developing countries, this course examines alternative theories and definitions of development as expressed in the major international institutions (governmental and non-governmental) concerned with the transfer of resources, with emphasis on the interaction of political and economic factors. It examines how institutions, politics and governance promote economic development from a comparative perspective. Students will also explore concepts of gender and their practical application to international development programs and policies; culture’s impact on human interaction; strategies that address basic human needs, promote human rights, and strengthen civil society; and the trade-offs among social, political and environmental aspects of sustainable development.



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