Globalization and Development in India and South Asia (Modern India and South Asian Studies Content Course 3)

Course content

This course turns focus on the key themes of globalization, development, modernization and neoliberal reforms that underpin the ongoing transformations in South Asia.

We will explore how the intersections of capitalism, labour and migratory flows produce the logics of economic growth, global developmental regimes, and how poverty and wealth, and inequity and inequality is produced in contemporary societies. These questions will be examined from South Asia with a particular emphasis on the axes of class, caste and gender upon which the ongoing transformations are taking shape.

The course is especially focused on the great transformation towards free-market reforms, and the ways in which these shifts produce contemporary politics and subjectivities.

Education

Udbydes efter:

Bacheloruddannelsen i moderne Indien og sydasienstudier 2019

Bachelortilvalg i japanstudier, kinastudier, koreastudier (asienstudier) og moderne Indien og sydasienstudier 2019

Learning outcome

Bacheloruddannelsen i moderne Indien og sydasienstudier 2019
Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia 3 (aktivitetskode HIAB01001E)

 

Bachelortilvalg i japanstudier, kinastudier, koreastudier (asienstudier) og moderne Indien og sydasienstudier 2019
Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia 3 (Aktivitetskode: HIAB10141E)
Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia A (aktivitetskode HIAB10151E)
Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia B (aktivitetskode HIAB10161E)

Exchange students BA level
Modern India and South Asian Studies Content Course B (HIAB10161E)

 

A combination of lectures and workshops

The teaching material will be available on Absalon

 

Under studieordningen Bachelortilvalg i japanstudier, kinastudier, koreastudier (asienstudier) og moderne Indien og sydasienstudier 2019 udbydes Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia 3 (Aktivitetskode: HIAB10141E) kun som en del af et studiemønster, mens Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia A (aktivitetskode HIAB10151E) og Moderne Indien og sydasienstudier realia B (aktivitetskode HIAB10161E) er enkeltstående tilvalg.

Oral
Individual
Collective
Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Feedback by final exam (In addition to the grade)
ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Other
Criteria for exam assessment
ECTS
15 ECTS
Type of assessment
Other
Other
Criteria for exam assessment

Academic targets

 

At the examination, the student can demonstrate:

Knowledge and understanding of
important processes or significant problems in specific periods of the history, society or culture of the country/region studied.

the position of studied country/region in a historical and contemporary context in interaction with the outside world.

important institutions and structures of importance to history, society and culture in the area studied. 

 

Skills in
identifying, delimiting and applying relevant academic literature and other source material.

correctly using notes, references and bibliography.

critically assessing scientific literature and the empirical material in their research context.

 

Competencies in
navigating sources for understanding the history, society or culture of the country/area studied.

adopting a critical, reflective and analytical approach to a specific topic.

applying research methods and theories relevant for a specific topic to analyse the topic in a critical way

Written communication.

Syllabus

The take-home assignment is written on the basis of 1,200 standard pages of academic literature. A bibliography of pages read and a specification of the topic must be enclosed with the synopsis. 

The bibliography and topic/problem formulation must be approved by the examiner and enclosed with the take-home assignment. The examiner may decide that the literature used in the instruction must be included in whole or in part.

The time of the signing of the bibliography is to be agreed between the student and the examiner.

For group exams with two participants, a minimum of 1,800 standard pages are required, and with three participants, at least 2,400 standard pages of academic literature.

 

Teaching and working methods

The teaching and working methods may include both combinations of lectures and exercises with the active involvement of the students, e.g. in the form of a student presentation or a paper on a delimited assignment, as independent study combined with individual supervision.

 

Exam provisions

 

Form of exam: Take-home assignment, optional subject.

Scope: 16-20 standard pages.

Assessment: Internal exam with a single examiner with assessment based on the 7-point grading scale.

Regulations for group exams: The exam can be taken individually or as a group (max. 3 students) with individual assessment. If several students work together on an assignment, each participant’s contribution must constitute a distinct unit that can be identified and assessed separately. The joint part must not exceed 50% of the total.

Take-home assignments for group exams are: 24-30 standard pages (2 students) or 32-40 standard pages (3 students).

Exam language(s): Danish or English.

Permitted exam aids: All.

Make-up exam/resit: Conducted in the same manner as the ordinary exam.

Special provisions: The topic of the take-home assignment must be approved by the examiner and differ from topics covered by other realia subjects.

 

 

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 84
  • Preparation
  • 328,5
  • English
  • 412,5

Kursusinformation

Language
English
Course number
HIAB0105FU
ECTS
See exam description
Programme level
Bachelor
Bachelor choice
Duration

1 semester

Placement
Spring
Price

Dette er et kursus via tompladsordningen med betaling på Åbent Universitet. Tilmeld dig og se aktuel prisoversigt på denne side.

Schedulegroup
See link below
Studyboard
Study Board of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
Contracting department
  • Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
Contracting faculty
  • Faculty of Humanities
Course Coordinator
  • Ravinder Kaur   (5-837c7286835179867e3f7c863f757c)
Teacher

Ravinder Kaur, rkaur@hum.ku.dk

Saved on the 07-11-2023

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