Development Studies – Economics – Open Elective – Bangalore City University – NEP Syllabus 2021

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Development Studies – Economics – Open Elective – Bangalore City University – NEP Syllabus 2021

Unit 1: Development: Meaning and Current Challenges

Chapter 1: Meaning of Development

•           The concept of development,

•           Growth and Development

•           Transition from quantitative to qualitative indices

Chapter 2: Modern economic growth

•           Characteristics of modern economic growth

•           Regional and global disparities

•           Common characteristics and dissimilarities among developing countries.

Chapter 3: Current Development Challenges

•           Inequality

•           Migration

•           Conflicts

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Unit 2: Approaches to Development

Chapter 4: Development Ethics

•           Concept and meaning

•           Principles and importance of Development Ethics

Chapter 5: Assessing Development

•           Per capita income

•           PQLI

•           Choice and Capabilities

•           HDI

Chapter 6: Approaches of Development

•           Adam Smith

•           Marx

Unit 3: Theories and Current Issues in Development

Chapter 7: Theories of Development

• Theorizing Development – Modernization Theory, Dependency Theory

• Capitalist World System

• The evolution of thought on poverty reduction

• Colonial Regimes and Their Legacies

Chapter 8: The Industrial Revolution

• Genesis and Spread

• International specialization of Labour/Industry

• Industrial Labour

• ILO and its activities to promote labour standards

Chapter 9: Environment and development

• Increasing degradation of natural environment – water and air pollution and deforestation

• Depletion of global commons

• Sustainable development – concept and measures

• SDGs

• Climate Change – Causes, Impact, Measures of Mitigation and Adaptations

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