University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

DEVT 3003 - Rights and Development

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Winter 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
Winter School Mon 28/06/2021 Fri 02/07/2021 Thu 15/07/2021 Wed 21/07/2021


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
95271 LEC0 50 29 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: Small Group Discovery
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
95269 SG01 50 29 28 Jun - 2 Jul Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am - 12pm Ingkarni Wardli, B17, Teaching Room
28 Jun - 2 Jul Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1pm - 3pm Ingkarni Wardli, B17, Teaching Room
5 Jul - 9 Jul Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am - 12pm Barr Smith South, 1062, Teaching Room
5 Jul - 9 Jul Monday, Wednesday, Friday 1pm - 3pm Barr Smith South, 1062, Teaching Room