OLPD 5080 Special Topics for Grad. Students 3 credits (graduate)
Instructors: Robert Osburn, PhD & Darin Mather, PhD cand.
1:00 to 3:45 pm Mondays, 310H Wulling Hall (East Bank)
Course No. 10515
The course explores traditional theories of development and religion, the influence of religious cultures, how religion is viewed by mainstream development practitioners, comparative religious approaches to development, policy issues at the intersection of religion and development, and religious NGOs in the international development context. Special topics include relationship of religion to microenterprise development, peace-making, human rights, politics, education and women's development.
This course may be taken by 3rd and 4th year undergrads!
More information: osbu0001(at)umn.edu, 651-402-2600