AP/ANTH3440 3.0 N: Governmentality & Development

Offered by: ANTH


Winter 2022




ONLN (Fully Online)


Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite

This course looks at how the Foucauldian concept of governmental rationality or governmentality has been applied in development, with an emphasis on charting the unintended consequences of governmental interventions on subject formation (class, race, ethnicity, gender). For example, Indonesia or India may examined as a test case, with emphasis on the colonial and post-colonial transmission of techniques, strategies and programs, and on those who resist them. Course credit exclusions: None.

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