University of Calgary

DEST 393 - Theories & Applications of Development - Winter 2024

A study of development theories and applications through northern and international case studies. Examines practical manifestations of those theories and approaches in development planning, implementation, and praxis including Modernization theory; dependency theory; basic needs approach; neo-liberalism; the staple thesis; globalization; women in development; gender and development.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Global Development Studies 201 or Development Studies 201.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2025.
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