1. Surplus 2007 (videorecording)

    Audio-visual document Recommended

  2. The salt of the earth: a journey with Sebastião Salgado - Wim Wenders, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Decca Films, Amazonas Images ©2015

    Audio-visual document Recommended

  3. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

    Book Recommended

  4. Topic 2: Development and social change: politics of modernization theory 8 items
    1. The stages of economic growth: a non-communist manifesto - W. W. Rostow 1990 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 2: The five stages-of-growth: a summary

    2. Theories of development: capitalism, colonialism, and dependency - Jorge Larraín 1989 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 3: Late Capitalism: Modernization and the economic commission for Latin America

    3. Development theory: an introduction - P. W. Preston 1996

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 9: Decolonization, Cold War and the construction of modernization theory, pp.153-178. High Use copy in the Central Library.

  5. Topic 3: Development and inequality: examining a paradox 15 items
    1. Stone age economics - Marshall David Sahlins 1972

      Book Recommended Read chapter 1: The original affluent society

    2. Chapter 1: Development: theory and reality - Philip McMichael 2017

      Chapter Recommended For online access to this chapter, see this same reference in topic 2: Development and social change: politics of modernization theory.

    3. Advanced analytics for green and sustainable economic development: supply chain models and financial technologies - Zongwei Luo 2012 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 5: Alternatives to the Global Financial Sector: Local Complementary Currencies, LETS, and Time Backed Currencies

    4. Markets of dispossession: NGOs, economic development, and the state in Cairo - Julia Elyachar 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 1: Introduction: The power of invisible hands

    5. Pages 97-120: An unfair fight - Barry Estabrook 2011

      Chapter Recommended

    6. The value of nothing: how to reshape market society & redefine democracy - Raj Patel 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: Chapter 6: We are all commoners

    7. The precariat: the new dangerous class - Guy Standing 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 2: Why the precariat is growing

    8. An introduction to international relations 2017 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 27: Global Poverty, Inequality and Development

  6. Topic 4: Development in Historical Context: colonialism, sugar and power 11 items
    1. Global political economy: evolution and dynamics - Robert O'Brien, Marc Williams 2013

      Book Required Read Chapter 4: The industrial revolution, Pax Britannica and imperialism

    2. Our Sea of Islands - Epeli Hau'ofa 1994

      Article Required

    3. Chapter 1: The property - C. L. R. James 1963

      Chapter Recommended

    4. Highly Recommended 1 item
      1. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

        Book Recommended Read chapter 2 (especially pp.26-42). High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    5. Chapter 20: The Structure of Dependence - Theotonio Dos Santos 2003

      Chapter Recommended

    6. A hundred horizons: the Indian Ocean in the age of global empire - Sugata Bose, American Council of Learned Societies c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 3: Flows of capitalists, laborers, and commodities

    7. Europe and the people without history - Eric Robert Wolf, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Noel Lallana Diaz c2010 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 11: The movement of commodities

    8. Rethinking Working-Class History; Bengal, 1890-1940 - Dipesh Chakrabarty 31/12/1989

      Book Recommended Read: Chapter 2: Jute: the nature of the industry

  7. Topic 5: Struggles for development and the challenge of dependency theory 15 items
    1. The banana: empires, trade wars, and globalization - James Wiley 2008 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 1: The Creation of the Banana Empire, 1900-1930

    2. Highly Recommended 1 item
      1. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

        Book Recommended Read chapter 2 and chapter 3 (especially pp.42-79). High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    3. Open veins of Latin America: five centuries of the pillage of a continent - Eduardo H. Galeano, Cedric Belfrage c1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Introduction: 120 million children in the eye of the hurricane

  8. Topic 6: Hunger in the midst of plenty: Does the theory matter? 8 items
    1. Highly Recommended 1 item
      1. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

        Book Recommended Read chapter 3 and chapter 4 especially pp.68-79 and pp.99-104. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    2. Entitlement failure? - Ben Fine 1997

      Article Recommended

    3. Introduction - Fred Magdoff, John Bellamy Foster, Frederick H Buttel 1998

      Article Recommended

    4. Stuffed and starved: markets, powers and the hidden battle for the world food system - Rajeev Charles Patel 2007

      Book Recommended Read chapter 5. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    5. Globalization and the South - Caroline Thomas, Peter Wilkin 1997

      Book Recommended Read Julian Saurin, Chapter 7: Organizing hunger: the global organization of famines and feasts

  9. Topic 7: Politics of environmental change and development 9 items
    1. The Violence of the Green Revolution: Third World Agriculture, Ecology, and Politics - Vandana Shiva, Project Muse 2016 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 5: The political and cultural costs of the green revolution

    2. Highly Recommended 1 item
      1. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

        Book Recommended Read chapters 7 & 9 (especially pp.182-92 and pp.270-283). High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    3. Procedural vulnerability: Understanding environmental change in a remote indigenous community - Siri Veland, Richard Howitt, Dale Dominey-Howes, Frank Thomalla 2013

      Article Recommended

    4. Green political thought - Andrew Dobson 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 3: The Sustainable Society

    5. Small is beautiful: a study of economics as if people mattered - E. F. Schumacher 1993

      Book Recommended

    6. Biopiracy: the plunder of nature and knowledge - Vandana Shiva 1998

      Book Recommended

  10. Topic 8: Women, gender, and politics of microfinance and poverty 17 items
    1. The Mundane Matters - Cynthia Enloe 2011

      Article Required

    2. Highly Recommended 1 item
      1. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

        Book Recommended Read chapters 4, 7 & 8 (especially pp.86-92, pp.193-204 and pp.224-226). High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    3. Markets of Dispossession: NGOs, Economic Development, and the State in Cairo - Julia Elyachar 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 7: Empowering debt

    4. The Women, Gender and Development Reader - Nalini Visvanathan, Lynn Duggan, Nan Wiegersma, Laurie Nisonoff 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 22: The Subordination of Women and the Internationalization of Factory Production

    5. The Women, Gender and Development Reader - Nalini Visvanathan, Lynn Duggan, Nan Wiegersma, Laurie Nisonoff 2011 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 23: Maquiladoras: The View from the Inside

    6. Gender and Social Reproduction: Historical Perspectives - Barbara Laslett, Johanna Brenner 1989

      Article Recommended

  11. Topic 9: Inequality as a question of (in)justice? 15 items
    1. Real World Justice: Grounds, Principles, Human Rights, and Social Institutions - Andreas Follesdal, Thomas Pogge 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read Chapter 3: Justice, Morality and Power in the Global Context

    2. Highly Recommended 1 item
      1. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

        Book Recommended Read chapter 10. High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    3. Capitalism and freedom - Milton Friedman, Rose D. Friedman 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read chapter 12: The alleviation of poverty

    4. Amartya Sen's contribution to development thinking - Frances Stewart, Severine Deneulin 2002

      Article Recommended

    5. Response to commentaries - Amartya Sen 2002

      Article Recommended

    6. Which equalities matter? - Anne Phillips 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 2: Taking Difference Seriously

  12. Topic 10: Human rights and development 16 items
    1. Highly Recommended 1 item
      1. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

        Book Recommended Read chapters 4 & 6 (especially pp.92-93 and pp.164-81). High Use copy held in the Central Library.

    2. International law from below: development, social movements, and Third World resistance - Balakrishnan Rajagopal 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Pages 194-232: Human rights and the Third World: constituting the discourse of resistance

    3. The endtimes of human rights - Stephen Hopgood 2013

      Book Recommended

  13. Topic 11: Mega-sports events, development and inequality 11 items
    1. The political economy of sport - John Nauright, Kimberly S. Schimmel 2005 (electronic resource)

      Book Required Read chapter 3: Recapturing Olympic Mystique: The Corporate Invasion of the Classroom

    2. The Dream of Delhi as a Global City - Veronique D.N. Dupont 2011

      Article Recommended

    3. Handbook of sports studies - Jay Coakley, Eric Dunning 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Chapter 16: Political economy and sport

    4. Sports mega-events: social scientific analyses of a global phenomenon - John Horne, Wolfram Manzenreiter 2006

      Book Recommended

    5. Commodifying Global Activism and Racial Unity During the 2010 FIFA World Cup - Spring-Serenity Duvall, Matthew C. Guschwan 06/2013

      Article Recommended

    6. Rationales, rhetoric and realities: FIFA's World Cup in South Africa 2010 and Brazil 2014 - Bárbara Schausteck de Almeida, Chris Bolsmann, Wanderley Marchi Júnior, Juliano de Souza 05/2015

      Article Recommended

  14. Topic 12: Outlook 1 item
    1. Highly Recommended 1 item
      1. Development and social change: a global perspective - Philip McMichael 2017

        Book Recommended Read chapter 10 (especially pp.284-303). High Use copy held in the Central Library.

  15. Things fall apart - Chinua Achebe 2006

    Book Further

  16. The color purple: a novel - Alice Walker 1982

    Book Further

  17. Invisible man - Ralph Ellison 2001

    Book Further

  18. Brave new world and Brave new world revisited - Aldous Huxley 2005

    Book Further

  19. The constant gardener: a novel - John Le Carre 2005

    Book Further

  20. Mirage - Bandula Chandraratna 2001

    Book Further

  21. The poisonwood bible - Barbara Kingsolver 2000

    Book Further

  22. The City of Joy - Dominique Lapierre 1986

    Book Further

  23. Nectar in a sieve - Kamala Markandaya 1973

    Book Further

  24. Hawaii: a novel - James A. Michener 2013 (electronic resource)

    Book Further

  25. Black boy - Richard Wright 1959

    Book Further

  26. Of mice and men - John Steinbeck 1937

    Book Recommended

  27. Drowned out - Franny Armstrong 2004 (videorecording)

    Audio-visual document Further

  28. Past Central Exam Papers 1 item
    1. Past Central Exam Papers

      Webpage  Follow the link and search for past exam papers by course code.