Subjects

instructors
Amy Smith
units
3-2-7U/G
schedule
MWF (3:30-5:00) (N51-315M)
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
Reinhard Goethert
units
3-0-9H
schedule
MW (11:00-12:30) (1-371)
prerequisites
Permission of instructor
description

Examines dynamic relationship among key actors: beneficiaries, government, and funder. Emphasis on cost recovery, affordability, replicability, user selection, and project administration. Extensive case examples provide basis for comparisons. 

instructors
Amy Smith
units
3-2-7U/G
schedule
MWF (3:30-5:00) (N51-315 )
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
3-0-9H
schedule
MW (11:00-12:30) (9-451)
prerequisites
description

Examines efforts in developing and advanced nations and regions to create, finance, and regulate infrastructure from a variety of method- ological and disciplinary perspectives. Explores how an energy crisis can be an opportunity for making fundamental changes to improve col- lapsing infrastructure networks. Introduces the challenges to modern society concerning energy security.

instructors
units
3-0-9H
schedule
R (6:00-8:00) (9-450B)
prerequisites
description

In this class, we will define and assess the various institutional and governance structures for urban land management systems that have significant implications for housing policy in developing countries.  We will discuss how land and housing are closely intertwined in the design of any sustainable shelter policy for the urban poor.  Our exploration will begin with a careful revi

instructors
units
3-0-9H
schedule
T (2:00-5:00) (9-450A)
prerequisites
description

Examines urban development challenges in conflict cities. Case studies used to examine the basic infrastructural, governance, social, and economic dilemmas facing citizens and local officials.

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
Wesley Harris, Calestous Juma
units
schedule
T (2:00-4:00) (4-146)
prerequisites
description

This seminar is an introduction to iHouse, New House's newest living/learning community focused on developing the next generation of global leaders. The seminar is mandatory for freshmen who choose to live in iHouse, with limited space for non-iHouse freshmen. If you hope to live in iHouse, please list 11.A11 among your seminar choices on the Advising application.

instructors
units
15-0-3H / PRACTICUM
schedule
TBD, Travel 8/1-8/25 ()
prerequisites
description

Students will work in Delhi (and Mumbai and Chennai), India, in selected jhugi-jhopri (slum) communities (called JJ clusters in Indian government’s parlance), review and assess the conditions of communities slated for resettlement or evictions and the conditions of resettlement sites, conduct data mapping and visualization to get a better understanding of the impact of displac

instructors
units
2-0-10H
schedule
T (3:00-5:00) (5-232)
prerequisites
description

The course will begin with a rigorous and critical introduction to the history, foundation, structure, and operation of the human rights movement.