12 May 2010
IS 324/813 African Economic Development: Theory and Practice is an elective course to be offered on the Vancouver campus on an annual basis, with a projected enrollment of 40 students (30 undergraduate and 10 graduate).
The following titles from the course outline should be purchased for the Belzberg Library:
Markets and states in tropical Africa : the political basis of agricultural policies / Robert H. Bates. 2005 University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520244931 $23
Africa since 1940 : the past of the present / Frederick Cooper. 2002 Cambridge University Press ISBN: 9780521772419 $71
Africans : the history of a continent / Iliffe, John, 1939- 2007 Cambridge University Press ISBN: 9780521864381 $79
Clashing Views on African Issues : clashing views on African issues / Moseley, William G. 2008 McGraw-Hill Higher Education ISBN: 9780073515182 $41
The political economy of economic growth in Africa, 1960-2000, v.1 / Benno J. Ndulu ... [et al.]. 2008 Cambridge University Press ISBN: 9780521878487 $126
The political economy of economic growth in Africa, 1960-2000, v.2 : Country case studies / edited by Benno J. Ndulu ... [et al.]. 2008 Cambridge University Press ISBN: 9780521878494 $168
Total cost of titles from reading list: $408
Additionally, as the Belzberg Library is currently not collecting in this subject area, a small core collection will need to be established:
10 books @ an avg cost of $70/book = $700
Relevant subject headings will also need to be added to the International Studies profile with our book wholesaler:
HC 800: 26 titles/year at an average cost of $77/book. It is estimated that 7-10 titles will be selected each year to support these courses.
Ongoing cost: $655/year
Journals and Bibliographic Tools
The SFU Library currently provides access to journals that will support this course. No additional journals or bibliographic tools are required.
Example journal titles:
African Development Review
Development Southern Africa
Journal of Development Studies
Journal of International Development
Journal of Southern African Studies
plus many others.
One-time costs: $1,108
Ongoing costs: $655/year
These costs will covered out of a Library Course Assessment Fund. There are no costs to International Studies.