Examines how projects for "development" have been conceived and carried out in colonial and post-colonial Africa, and how they have been represented and understood by African people, governments, and international actors. Explores the interaction of ideas and experience-from changing economc and political theories to the daily practices of farmers, bureaucrats, activists, and scholars.
Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies the Historical Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies the History distribution requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.