Development Geographies

Description

The focus will be on histories, theories and concepts of development geography. The module will set out a contested history of development theories, and it will conceptualise cultural, economic, social and political aspects of the lived experience of people in the Global South.

By the end of the module students should be able to:

  • Engage with key histories, theories and concepts in development geography
  • Critically apply cultural, social, political and economic geography approaches to consider the lived experience of people in the Global South

Assessment

  • 2 x 2000 word essays (50% each)