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Development and International Relations

When you'll study it
Semester 2
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 5
Module lead
John Glenn
Academic year

Module overview

  • To take a deep and critical look at the contested nature of development and to evaluate the development achievement.
  • To study in depth the mainstream economic development ideology from the early 1980s to the present, focusing on the Washington and post-Washington consensus and associated ideas of global economic integration.
  • To focus on the implementation and results of global development policies via: the structural and institutional reform of national economies by the policies of the IMF and World Bank; the

liberalisation of trade, finance and investment; and the most recent World Bank policies, especially on poverty alleviation and Private Sector Development.

  • To examine the developmental state model prevalent in East Asia

Linked modules

Pre-requisite: PAIR1001 or PAIR1002 or PAIR1004 or PAIR1005

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