Global Poverty and Practice (GPP)

Courses

GPP 105 The Ethics, Methods, and Pragmatics of Global Practice 4 Units

Offered through: International and Area Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
This course is intended to provide students with the necessary background and knowledge to undertake projects and work experience of a global scope. Students will be exposed to a diversity of methodological frameworks, introduced to the basic skills needed to effectively participate in organizations, and to understand the ethics of global service and practice. Students will be required to complete
a literature review and a major project proposal.
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GPP 115 Global Poverty: Challenges and Hopes in the New Millennium 4 Units

Offered through: International and Area Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015
This class seeks to provide a rigorous understanding of 20th century development and thus 21st century poverty alleviation. Students will take a look at popular ideas of poverty alleviation, the institutional framework of poverty ideas and practices, and the social and political mobilizations that seek to transform the structures of poverty.

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GPP 140 Special Topics in Global Poverty and Practice 2 Units

Offered through: International and Area Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2016
A short course designed to accommodate changing topics that explore issues and problems related to the goals of the Global Poverty and Practice Minor program. The topics often reflect the research interests of the instructor and supplement regular curricular offerings. Topics change each semester. Specific descriptions of current offerings are available through the department.

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GPP 150 Special Topics in Global Poverty and Practice 4 Units

Offered through: International and Area Studies
Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Changing topics that explore issues and problems related to the goals of the Global Poverty and Practice Minor program. The topics often reflect the research interests of the instructor and supplement regular curricular offerings. Topics change each semester. Specific descriptions of current offerings are available through the department.

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GPP 150AC Special Topics in Global Poverty and Practice (American Cultures) 4 Units

Offered through: International and Area Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2015
Changing topics that explore issues and problems related to the goals of the Global Poverty and Practice Minor program. The topics often reflect the research interests of the instructor and supplement regular curricular offerings. Topics change each semester. Specific descriptions of current offerings are available through the department.

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GPP 196 Global Poverty and Practice Capstone Course 3 Units

Offered through: International and Area Studies
Terms offered: Fall 2017, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
This course is intended to provide students with a forum for reflection on the Practice Experience component of the Global Poverty and Practice minor. Lessons learned in the minor will be applied to the realm of public discourse through various forms of public scholarship. Issues of power and privilege, civic engagement, and tensions between tourism vs. travel and community service vs. engagement
will be addressed. Students will also explore academic and professional post-graduation options.
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