The course will examine the evolution of thinking that has shaped the practice of community-based international development. Students explore development projects, programs, and policies that blend social practice and economic principles. The course exposes members of the class to some of the major scholars in the field through their writings. The second class in the series focuses on five substantive themes: Poverty and Inequality; International Trade Policy; Environmental Sustainability; Democracy and Globalization; and lastly, Participation and Global Civil Society. Students will apply methods of policy analysis to analyze these themes from an ICED perspective.