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OSPCPTWN 15: Segregation and Social Distance: The Politics of Social Separation

Compare and contrast apartheid practices of ¿separate development¿ with policies of reservation and ghettoization used in other countries and in different historical periods. Case studies range from Blacks and American Indians in the United States, to the Jews and Roma in Europe, and the Burakumin in Japan. Key question include: Which groups (or what characteristics) were targeted for policies of segregation? Do these vary over time and across countries? What role does ¿race¿ play in justifying these practices, and how do the policies, in turn, help to reproduce ideas about race and racial difference?
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPCPTWN 24A: Targeted Research Project in Community Health and Development

Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community based research. Introduction to approaches, methods and critical issues of partnership-based, community-engaged research and to the community-based research partners. Qualitative data gathering and analysis methods in community-based research; effective collaboration with community partners and data sources; race and privilege in community-based research. Preparation of research proposals and plans for research carried out during spring quarter through OSPCPTWN 24B.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Stanton, T. (PI)

OSPCPTWN 24B: Targeted Research Project in Community Health and Development

Two-quarter sequence for students engaging in Cape Town-sponsored community-based research. Substantive community health or development investigations in collaboration with the Stanford Centre's community partners: Western Cape NGOs or government agencies, or community-based organizations or groups. Students' research supported through methods workshops, sharing of progress and problems, and data and findings presentations. Prerequisite: OSPCPTWN 24A.
Terms: Spr | Units: 5 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Stanton, T. (PI)

OSPCPTWN 31: Political Economy of Foreign Aid

Political economy approach to foreign aid. Context of debate on development: differences between developed and less developed countries, concept of poverty, how to measure development. History of foreign aid; main actors and characteristics of official development assistance. Theoretical and empirical impact of aid with regard to economic growth and governance. Benefits and problems associated with aid.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPCPTWN 32: Service, Citizenship and Social Change: Service Learning in the Contemporary South African Contex-

Adult learning and its role in community social action; development; service learning. Micro contexts of people's daily lives and experiences in the context of an emergent democracy; understanding possibilities of community action and mobilisation for social change. Service in a historically marginalised community near Cape Town to understand realities of everyday life in informal settlements, to engage with education in a developmental context, and to gain insight into sociopolitical factors that shape social action and learning.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: McMillan, J. (PI)

OSPCPTWN 33: Southern Africa: from Liberation Struggles to Region-Building

Process by which the region moved from colonialism/apartheid to majority rule through a series of liberation struggles, and the outcomes of those struggles. Cases of Angola and Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia and South Africa. Transitions from apartheid to democracy in Namibia and South Africa through negotiated settlements. Topics include: Truth and Reconciliation Commission; role of the Southern African Development Community; challenges in region today; influence of violent past and legacies of struggle against colonialism and apartheid on present situation.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPCPTWN 36: The Archaeology of Southern African Hunter Gatherers

Archaeology, history and ethnography of the aboriginal hunter gatherers of southern Africa, the San people. Formative development of early modern humans and prehistory of hunters in southern Africa before the advent of herding societies; rock paintings and engravings of the subcontinent as situated in this history. Spread of pastoralism throughout Africa. Problems facing the descendants of recent hunter gatherers and herders in southern Africa, the Khoisan people.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPCPTWN 38: Genocide: African Experiences

Genocide as a major social and historical phenomenon, contextualized within African history. Time frame ranging from the extermination of indigenous Canary Islanders in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries to more recent mass killings in Rwanda and Darfur. Emphasis on southern African case studies such Cape San communities and the Herero people in Namibia. Themes include: roles of racism, colonialism and nationalism in the making of African genocides. Relevance of other social phenomena such as modernity, Social Darwinism, ethnicity, warfare and revolution. Comparative perspective to elucidate global dimensions.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3-5 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-ED | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Adhikari, M. (PI)

OSPCPTWN 68: Cities in the 21st Century: Urbanization, Globalization and Security

Cities in a globalizing world. Themes: challenges posed by globalization; general and specific responses of cities to these challenges; security issues created by globalization and urbanization. Concerns related to food security, resource availability, and threat of political instability. Policies recommended by World Bank. Case study method.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-GlobalCom, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

OSPCPTWN 16: South Africa Sites of Memory

Required Course. Relation between conventional histories and different kinds of individual and collective memory that are focused on places and spaces, testing the relation between grand narratives and more particularized pasts. Questions of cultural heritage, in particular its contestations among individual, familial, local, national, and international interests.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Stanton, T. (PI)
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