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Theories of Global Development

In this course, Professor Katie Willis (Royal Holloway, University of London) explores theories of global development. In the first lecture, we look at development as a contested concept, and at some of the ways it has been defined and measured....

6 lectures

1:01:33

Prof. Katie Willis

Royal Holloway, London

Sociology

Globalisation

In this course, Professor Rafal Soborski (Richmond, The American International University in London) explores key debates around the concept and characteristics of globalisation. In the first lecture, we consider some notable ways in which...

5 lectures

1:05:21

Prof. Rafal Soborski

Richmond University, London

Sociology

Transnational and Environmental Crime

In this course, Professor Tanya Wyatt (Northumbria University) explores transnational and environmental crime. In the first lecture, we think about globalisation and the emergence of global crime. In the second lecture, we explore the links...

6 lectures

1:10:40

Prof. Tanya Wyatt

Northumbria University

Sociology

Global Population Growth

In this course, Professor Ian Goldin (University of Oxford) considers the causes, consequences and future of global population growth, centring on a single key question – is the planet full? In the first lecture, we explore global population...

4 lectures

0:33:31

Prof. Ian Goldin

Oxford University

Sociology

Aid and Development

In this course, Dr Nilima Gulrajani (Overseas Development Institute) explores global aid and its relationship to development. In the first lecture, we consider the emergence of the modern global aid system from mid-twentieth century. In the second...

6 lectures

1:01:27

Dr Nilima Gulrajani

Overseas Development Institute

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