Balance the relationship between human rights and economic development concerns.Learn how development was used to justify human rights abuses. Probe colonialist and anti-colonialist ways of thinking. Identify environmental development issues.
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27 Feb 2023
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This subject explores development by critiquing dominant models of economic development and exploring the relationship of human rights to development issues and development practice. It also focuses on colonialism and anticolonialist practice; human rights abuses of Indigenous populations in the name of 'development'; Indigenous understandings of human rights and challenges to colonialist development; human rights, development and environmental issues; gender and development; and the role of international financial and trade institutions in development.
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