Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Course highlights

DS 126 (Governance and Development)
· P-Noy Watch: A critical assessment of the incumbent presidency
· Legislating national development/underdevelopment
· Sociology of crimes and the Philippine criminal justice system (CJS)
· Local governance and regional administration: innovations and prospects
· Government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs): assessing their economic viability and commitment to the common good

DS 127 (Human Ecology and Development)
-Political economy of water
-Political economy of food
-Political economy of fiber
-Political economy of shelter
-Political economy of fuel
- Political economy of disaster

DS 121 (Poverty and Underdevelopment)
· Poverty research: concepts and theories
· Poverty in agrarian societies (farmers, fisherfolks and indigenous people)
· Poverty in the cities (industrial workers, service workers and informal sectors)
· Poverty among women, children and the elderly
· Globalization of poverty
· Ending poverty and underdevelopment: a global call to action

DS 123 (Health and Society)
· Health policy environment in the Philippines
· Health-seeking behaviors and decision-making of Filipinos
· Health of the vulnerable sectors in the society (women, children, elderly, PWD, persons with HIV-AIDS)
· Health activism and health social movements
· Globalization of health and comparative health situation in Asia

Econ 151 (Public Finance and Development)
· Political economy of financing (under)development
· Political economy of national and local budgeting and expenditure
· Political economy of debt (mis)management
· Political economy of climate change financing
· Political economy of grand corruption in the Philippines

Econ 115 (Philippine Economic History)
· Political economy of finance
· Political economy of trade
· Political economy of real estate development
· Political economy of transportation and communication
· Political economy of personal services

NSTP CWTS-1 (Education and Development)
-Indigenous knowledge and education system
-Political economy of primary education (elementary and secondary)
-Political economy of tertiary education
-Political economy of technical and vocational education (techvoc)
-Comparative education in Asia
-Alternative education