Courses

Discipline wise list of courses offered

Policy

Course Number: HUL 372
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will use interdisciplinary texts to give students a historical overview of agrarian India starting from the colonial period, plantation and export economies, recurring famines, community development programs and land reforms after independence, the green revolution, and the neglect of... Read more

Course Number: HSL702
Credit: 1.5
Course Objective:

This course will introduce students to various theoretical approaches to study science and technology policy. It will explore six identified themes central to understanding science and technology policy processes and outcomes, and study how different theoretical approaches seek to overcome the... Read more

Course Number: HSL704
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

Helping students understand and engage with the innovation process, especially the special conditions of inclusive innovation, from both a theoretical as well as practical perspective

Course Number: HSL701
Credit: 1.5
Course Objective:

This course will introduce students to basic concepts of policy making, how policies are crafted to meet societal objectives or developed in response to societal challenges, and what factors might determine their success, with science and technology providing the context for understanding the... Read more

Course Number: HSL801
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will explore the manner in which technology frames law’s possible impact on citizenship in the twenty- first century. It will explore four identified themes central to understand how the intersection of law and technology affects the framing, recognition and enjoyment of... Read more

Course Number: HSL703
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Anthropogenic climate change is one of the defining global environmental challenges of this century. Policy-making for complex environmental problems (like climate change) requires harmonizing knowledge and action in the scientific, socio-economic and political domains. The objective of this... Read more

Course Number: HSL304
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This main objective of this course is to explore how applying different analytic frameworks and conceptual lenses to view a given environmental problem can produce very different perceptions of the problem and its solutions. It is intended that students develop a sound understanding of the... Read more

Course Number: HUL 289
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

The course will begin by identifying various dimensions of human development and mapping the state of India and the world on these indicators. It will then discuss theories about how science and technology (S&T) have shaped human development historically and the dynamics of technological... Read more

Course Number: HUL 310
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will introduce students to selected topics in Policy Studies as decided by the instructor.

Course Number: HUL 281
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

The course will begin with theories and concepts on the use of technologies to improve governance such as efficiency, transparency, empowerment, economic gains, decentralization etc. It will discuss the concepts of democracy and governance, corruption and accountability. Examples and case... Read more

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