Monash University Handbooks 2008

ASM4430 - The third World

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Trudy Jacobsen


Clayton Second semester 2008 (Day)


The social consequences of economic development. The emergence of industrial capitalism and how through colonialism the seeds of capitalism and underdevelopment were sown in the Third World. The response of the Third World to these transformations. Debates about famine, debt-crisis, ecology, gender, and their connections with development processes.


Two essays (4500 words each): 100%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week



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