Subjects

instructors
Amy Smith
units
3-2-7U/G
schedule
MWF (3:30-5:00) (N51-310)
prerequisites
description

Issues in international development, appropriate technology and project implementation addressed through lectures, case studies, guest speakers and laboratory exercises. Students form project teams to partner with community organizations in developing countries, and formulate plans for an optional IAP site visit.

instructors
units
2-0-10 U/G
schedule
W (2:00-4:00) (9-450A)
prerequisites
description

Provides a rigorous and critical introduction to the history, foundation, structure, and operation of the human rights movement. Focuses on key ideas, actors, methods and sources, and critically evaluates the field.

instructors
Amy Smith
units
3-2-7U/G
schedule
MWF (3:30-5:00) (N51-310)
prerequisites
description

Issues in international development, appropriate technology and project implementation addressed through lectures, case studies, guest speakers and laboratory exercises. Students form project teams to partner with community organizations in developing countries, and formulate plans for an optional IAP site visit.

instructors
units
3-0-9G
schedule
TR (9:30-11:00) (9-450B)
prerequisites
Restricted to first-year MCP and SPURS students.
description

Studies interaction between planners and institutions at different scales, from local to global/transnational. Emphasizes a historical and institutional approaches to development planning. Includes an overview of theories of development, state, organizational arrangements, and implementation mechanisms.

instructors
units
2-0-7G
schedule
W (5:00-7:00) (9-451)
prerequisites
description

The course will explore, using a case study and practical application methods, different strategies and tools that are being employed around the world to respond to the growing phenomenon of displacement and evictions in the context of rapid development and urbanization.

instructors
Bish Sanyal, Cauam Ferreira Cardoso
units
2-0-10G
schedule
M (10:00-12:00) (10-401)
prerequisites
description

This is an advanced seminar which will analyze the effectiveness of developmental and planning theories from the perspective of practitioners who implement projects and policies
based on such theories. The course will be organized around twelve implementation puzzles which should be considered for re-theorizing both developmental and planning