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ANTH 3329 - Contesting Development: Global and Local Impacts and Human Rights


Credits: 3

Critiques and discusses the impact of “economic development,” within a capitalist/globalization framework, on people’s lives and communities across the developing world. Examines how capitalist development poses challenges to human rights, and debates various political and economic positions on the causes, human impacts, and possible solutions to those challenges. Impacts including hunger, poverty, environmental degradation, global warming, spread of new diseases, ethnic conflict and ethnocide, terrorism, and religious fundamentalism are discussed. Also examines and debates possible alternative forms of development and modernization.



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