Social Welfare and Social Development (SWLF) - Comparative Social Development

SWLF 3307  Comparative Social Development


Any 24 credits completed.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Students examine social development in comparative perspective, focusing on the unequal relationships within different countries as well as between rich and poor nations. Topics may include colonialism, imperialism, migration, foreign aid, poverty reduction targets, debt, social safety nets, food security, health, education, gender equity, sustainability, and ethnic and indigenous peoples’ activism.

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