EM404 International Development 3 credits

This course is intended to develop an understanding of key issues and dilemmas encountered in the international development field. The issues covered include the history, concepts and theories of the development field; the role of non-profits as global players; the most urgent development issues in the non-Western world, a look at the current dilemmas for action, and the key actors and institutions who have, and continue to shape the development field.  Special attention will be given to the role of emergency management and how it fits into the overall field of international development.