Subjects

instructors
Ayan Meer
units
3-0-9 HASS-SU
schedule
TR (2:30-4:00) (1-135)
prerequisites
description

This course introduces undergraduates to the history, theory, and practice of international development. We take an interdisciplinary and applied approach to some of the "big questions" in our field, drawing from history, economics, sociology, and anthropology: What does development mean? Why are some countries poorer than others?

instructors
units
3-0-6H
schedule
MW (9:30-11:00) (9-217)
prerequisites
description

Presents a theory of comparative differences in international housing outcomes. Introduces institutional differences in the ways housing expenditures are financed, and the economic determinants of housing outcomes, such as construction costs, land values, housing quality, and ownership rates.

instructors
Reinhard Goethert
units
3-0-6H
schedule
TR (11:00-12:30) (3-329)
prerequisites
Permission of Instructor
description

Considers a new interdisciplinary paradigm of practice that regards dialogue among practitioners and users essential for efficacious and creative design and planning process. Focuses on non-traditional client groups: communities, the poor, and the generally excluded middle-income.

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

Water and sanitation services are increasingly inundated fields of both study and practice.