School of Development Studies – South Africa

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The School of Development Studies is one of the world’s leading centres for the study of the political economy of development. Its research and graduate teaching programmes in economic development, social policy and population studies, as well as the projects, public seminars and activism around issues of civil society and social justice, organised through its affiliated Centre for Civil Society, place it among the most well-respected and innovative inter-disciplinary schools of its type in the world … (Homepage/about 1/2).

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Address: School of Development Studies, Memorial Tower Building, Howard College Campus, University of KwaZulu-Natal, DURBAN 4041, SOUTH AFRICA;
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About 2/2: It offers course-work or dissertation Masters degrees in Development Studies and Population Studies. In addition, the School offers a diploma option and has a thesis-based PhD programme.

The School’s research budget from external sources is one of the largest at the University of KwaZulu-Natal and it is one of the most productive centres in terms of research reports, journal articles and other forms of accredited publications. We specialise in the following research areas: civil society; demographic research; globalisation, industry and urban development; macroeconomics, trade and finance; poverty and inequality; reproductive health; social aspects of HIV/AIDS; social policy; work and informal economy.

The School celebrated it’s 50th anniversary in 2004. Established in 1954, it was substantially restructured in 1995 … (full text about).

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