International Development Law

Course Code INTD-714
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course aims to provide students with the analytical tools to develop legal solutions in international development. The course begins with a review of legal theories of development, and different practices around the world in areas related to law such as property rights and governance. It then discusses the link among international human rights standards, the role of international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Bank and the IMF, and equitable development among nations. Considerations will be made with regard to the different and changing notion of democracy in regions including South Africa and East Asia.

Course Outline INTD-714.pdf