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The Sociology of Development is an evolving and exciting field of Sociology that is concerned primarily with development issues in low and middle income countries. It focuses on key economic, social, and political processes that LMICs adopt in improving the overall standards of people living in poor conditions. In this unit, students will be introduced to appropriate sociological theories in examining and explicating developmental issues across Africa, Asia, and Latin America, in comparison to Europe and North America.
On successfully completing the unit students should be able to:
Within semester assessment: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.