90% of the world’s population have never made a telephone call
Every day 30,000 children die throughout the world from illnesses that could be cured.
40% of the world have no access to electricity
With the "Make Poverty History" campaign, the Africa Commission and the G8 Summit in Gleneagles, interest in international development has increased dramatically in recent years. International aid is now the largest charitable cause in Britain and development is a global hot topic. Behind the headlines however, lie complex issues.
|This exciting course allows students to explore in depth the challenges facing developing and developed countries in the fight against global poverty, as well as to understand the promise and problems of proposed approaches to poverty reduction.|
If you have a global perspective and are fascinated
by social, economic and cultural change around the globe, World
Development will open up new opportunities both for higher education
and the world of work.