University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

DEVT 2100 - Poverty and Social Development

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assessment: Tutorial presentation, tutorial participation, multiple choice exam, major essay
Syllabus:

Among the biggest challenges facing the global community today are the eradication of poverty and inequality, and the needs of social development. This course introduces students to the history of the concept of poverty, the culture of poverty, the causes of poverty and its effects. Intersections between poverty and health, human rights and education will be explored in a variety of international contexts. Policies designed to reduce poverty will be analysed at both the global or international level and from community perspectives. Case studies of poverty assessments and poverty reduction projects will be a major feature of course content. The course also introduces social development, with emphasis on understanding and planning for socially sensitive development. Global attention to social development, such as the World Bank's plan and the World Summit on social development will be explored.

Course Fees

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Student Status

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Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Undergraduate
Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

Program of Study

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
18623 LEC0 120 37 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: This lecture is pre-recorded and can be viewed any time after publication in MyUni. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11813 SE04 26 7 4 Mar - 1 Apr Thursday 2pm - 4pm Lower Napier, LG15, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 27 May Thursday 2pm - 4pm Lower Napier, LG15, Teaching Room
11814 SE03 30 12 3 Mar - 31 Mar Wednesday 11am - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
28 Apr - 26 May Wednesday 11am - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
11815 SE02 26 3 4 Mar - 1 Apr Thursday 9am - 11am Lower Napier, LG15, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 27 May Thursday 9am - 11am Lower Napier, LG15, Teaching Room
11816 SE01 30 7 3 Mar - 31 Mar Wednesday 2pm - 4pm Hughes, 111a, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 26 May Wednesday 2pm - 4pm Hughes, 111a, Teaching Room