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The Third World (6 points)


Leader: Michael Stevenson

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit takes as its central themes the social consequences of economic development. It therefore examines the question of the emergence of industrial capitalism and how through colonialism the twin seeds of capitalism and underdevelopment were sown in the Third World. It also examines the response of the Third World to these transformations.

Assessment: One research essay (3000 words): 60% + One review essay (1500 words): 40%

Contact Hours: 2 hours (2 x seminars) per week

Prerequisites: Appropriate first-year ANY sequence or by permission

Prohibitions: COS3430

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