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MAKE0301 Introduction to Development Studies 2 op
Organised by
Development Studies
Person in charge
Mikko Joronen

General description

Basics of the different development theories and approaches together with their practical implications in development work will be covered as well as issues in the current development discussion. The course is compulsory.

Learning outcomes

To become conversant with the development theories.


Classical and neo-liberal development theories, structuralism, neo-Marxism and socialism, grassroots development, environment and development theory, globalization and development, freedom and development.

Teaching methods

Independent study of literature.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam

Exams on literature can be taken according to the schedule provided in the website of the programme.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Willis, Katie (2005): Theories and Practices of Development and Power, Marcus (2003): Rethinking Development Geographies.

Belongs to following study modules

Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Maantieteen ja geologian laitos
Development Studies