University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

DEVT 3003 - Rights and Development

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Summer School
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 6 units of Level II undergraduate study
Incompatible: DEVT 2002
Assessment: Tutorial participation 10%, Policy essay 40%, Long essay 50%
Syllabus:

This course is about human rights and international development, and about how these two parts of the international system increasingly intersect in a number of different ways. This intersection is an outcome, on the one hand, of the fact that human rights instruments, and the institutions which enforce these, have greatly expanded in recent decades, to now engage with a much wider range of (especially) social issues. On the other hand, rights-based approaches to international development have become increasingly influential in development policy circles over the past twenty years and they now inform much of the work of many official and non-government development organisations (including UN agencies and key bilateral donors such as DFID and AusAID). This course provides an introduction both to human rights, especially as these apply to questions of social change, and to rights-based approaches to international development. Through a series of empirically-rich case studies taken from across the developing world, we look at the approaches of both of these areas, and examine debates surrounding them. In this way, the course addresses key questions such as: What are human rights, how can these be applied, and what effects do they produce in practice? What are the main features of rights-based approaches to international development and how do these differ from other approaches? How are rights-based approaches received (and perceived) by their target audiences? What are the limits of human rights; how, when and why might they not be applicable?

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Summer School Tue 14/01/2020 Thu 16/01/2020 Mon 10/02/2020 Wed 26/02/2020


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92016 LE01 80 24 4 Feb - 18 Feb Tuesday 9am - 10am Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
5 Feb - 19 Feb Wednesday 9am - 10am Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
7 Feb - 21 Feb Friday 9am - 10am Napier, G03, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Small Group Discovery
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
92017 SG01 40 3 4 Feb - 18 Feb Tuesday 10am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
5 Feb - 19 Feb Wednesday 10am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
7 Feb - 21 Feb Friday 10am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 2052, Teaching Room
92018 SG02 40 21 4 Feb - 18 Feb Tuesday 12pm - 2pm Barr Smith South, 1063, Teaching Room
5 Feb - 19 Feb Wednesday 12pm - 2pm Barr Smith South, 1063, Teaching Room
7 Feb - 21 Feb Friday 12pm - 2pm Barr Smith South, 1063, Teaching Room