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GLOBAL AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT - M-Z

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Global and Local Development - M-Z

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Anno accademico 2021/2022

Codice attività didattica
CPS0537B
Docente
Valentina Goglio (Titolare dell'insegnamento)
Corso di studio
Master's Degree Course in Area and global studies for international cooperation
Anno
1° anno
Periodo
Primo semestre
Tipologia
Caratterizzante
Crediti/Valenza
6
SSD attività didattica
SPS/09 - sociologia dei processi economici e del lavoro
Erogazione
Tradizionale
Lingua
Inglese
Frequenza
Facoltativa
Tipologia esame
Orale
Tipologia unità didattica
modulo
Corso integrato
ECONOMICS AND SOCIOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT - ENRICO LUZZATI CHAIR (CPS0537)
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Sommario del corso

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Obiettivi formativi

The course aims at

(1) introducing and unpacking the debate around the notion and the main characteristics of local and global development;

(2) illustrating the interplay between local development and global dynamics;

(3) presenting and assessing study cases particularly relevant in the field.

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Risultati dell'apprendimento attesi

At the end of the course students should be able to

(1) identify and compare the mainstream and new perspectives on global and local development;

(2) assess and reconstruct the interplay between local development and global dynamics;

(3) critically review theoretical approaches to development and clearly express their point of view.

In addition to that, students will strengthen their ability of understanding, summarising and discussing academic papers related to global and local development and of cooperatively working in groups.

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Programma

The course aims at introducing students to development as a highly contested field, with shifting frontiers, and a set of processes, practices and values.

The course

(1) presents elements of mainstream and critical perspectives on development;

(2) unpacks the relation between global development and development in the Anthropocene;

(3) presents relevant study cases;

(4) analyses the interplay between global and local development and the conflicts, the problems and the opportunities that arise from it

(5) reviews development key-concepts such as social, environmental and health justice, ownership, cooperation, sustainability.

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Modalità di insegnamento

The course will be held in presence.

Lessons will be both theorethical and practical with a mix of traditional lectures, classroom discussion and group work and projects. Active participation of the students during the lectures is warmly encouraged.

The lessons will be held in the presence, unless otherwise indicated by health authorities regarding COVID-19 emergency.

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Modalità di verifica dell'apprendimento

Attending students 

Students are considered as "attending" if they have attended at least 75% of the lectures.

The final exam consists of a short written report and an oral presentation/discussion of an academic paper to be carried out in groups of 2-3 students. The assessment criteria are the following:

a) the ability to reorganise the acquired knowledge and to apply it in the assessment of relevant study cases;

b) the ability to engage with the course contents in a thoughtful and critical way;

c) the ability to understand and summarise in a clear and effective way the main arguments of an academic paper;

d) the ability to cooperatively plan and manage group work activities.

Active participation during the lectures is considered a plus.

The final grade will be integrated with the grade of Development Economics and International Cooperation.

Non attending students

The final exam consists of a written essay on one of the topics of the course. The assessment criteria are the following:

a) the ability to reorganise the acquired knowledge and to apply it in the assessment of relevant study cases;

b) the ability to engage with the course contents and learning material in a thoughtful and critical way;

c) the ability to understand and summarise in a clear and effective way the main arguments of relevant books and academic articles.

The final grade will be integrated with the grade of Development Economics and International Cooperation.

Testi consigliati e bibliografia



Oggetto:
Libro
Titolo:  
Foundational Economy: The infrastructure of everyday life
Anno pubblicazione:  
2018
Editore:  
Manchester University
Autore:  
Collective for the Foundational Economy
ISBN  
Note testo:  
Testo per non frequentanti.
Obbligatorio:  
Si


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Libro
Titolo:  
The Doughnut Economics
Anno pubblicazione:  
2018
Editore:  
Corberstone
Autore:  
Kate Raworth
ISBN  
Note testo:  
Testo per non frequentanti.
Obbligatorio:  
Si
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Attending students:

1) Slides of the lessons (available on the Moodle platform);

2) Essays and academic papers analysed and discussed during the course (available on the Moodle platform);

Non attending students: 

1) K. Raworth, The Doughnot Economics, Corberstone, 2018;

2) Collective for the Foundational Economy, Foundational Economy, Manchester University Press, 2018;

3) 2 academic papers on a topic of your choice, chosen in agreement with the lecturer.



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