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Module ETHICAL APPROACHES FOR WORKING IN DEVELOPMENT

Module code: KD354
Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Department: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
International: Yes
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This module aims to provide for students of International Development an opportunity to explore how and why development practice can be conducted using ethical frameworks.
How do we know we are doing the Right Thing? Using a combination of collaborative group work and reading relevant literature.
Students will be encouraged to critically analyse and reflect upon the approaches used by organisations, (historically and currently) and also to reflect upon their own personal values and perspectives concerning change and development.
The module will pursue an interactive and participatory approach throughout.
Among the topics to be explored are:
Moral Reasoning and Critical Thinking
Key Ethical Theories and Theorists
Concepts of Justice, Equality and Fairness
Development Ethics
Development: Cooperation or Aid?
Non-Western Ethics
Case studies Ethics in Practice

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